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Superior (cranial)

toward the head end or upper part of the body

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Inferior (caudal)

Away from the head end or toward the lower part of the body

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Anterior (ventral)

toward the front or belly side

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Posterior (dorsal)

toward the back

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Medial

toward the midline

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Lateral

Away from the midline

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Superficial (external)

Toward the surface of the body

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Deep (internal)

away from the surface of the body

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Proximal

towards a structures origin or point of attachment to the trunk

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distal

Away from the structures origin or point of attachment to the trunk

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Frontal plane

extends through the body's length separating into anterior and posterior

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Sagittal plane

extends through the body's length separating into right and left

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Transverse plane

divides along x axis to divide into superior and inferior parts