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Coronal Plane

Divides front from back

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Frontal Plane

Divides front from back

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Transverse Plane

Divides top from bottom

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Horizontal Plane

Divides top from bottom

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Midsaggital plane

Equal left and right sections

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Anterior

To the front

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Posterior

Towards the back

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Ventral

Towards ventral Cavity (stomach)

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Dorsal

Towards Dorsal cavity (brain and spinal cord)

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Superior

Towards head (Cranial or cephalic)

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Inferior

Towards feet

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Caudal

Towards tail or tail bone (diagonal in bipeds)

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Rostral

Towards nose

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Medial

Towards midline

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Lateral

Away from midline

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Proximal

Closer to point of attachment

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Distal

Further from point of attachment

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Superficial

Outermost layer

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Deep

Inner most layer

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intermediate layers

Between superficial and deep

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Divides front from back

Coronal Plane

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Divides front from back

Frontal Plane

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Divides top from bottom

Transverse Plane

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Divides top from bottom

Horizontal Plane

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Equal left and right sections

Midsaggital plane

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To the front

Anterior

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Towards the back

Posterior

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Towards ventral Cavity (stomach)

Ventral

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Towards Dorsal cavity (brain and spinal cord)

Dorsal

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Towards head (Cranial or cephalic)

Superior

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Towards feet

Inferior

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Towards tail or tail bone (diagonal in bipeds)

Caudal

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Towards nose

Rostral

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Towards midline

Medial

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Away from midline

Lateral

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Closer to point of attachment

Proximal

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Further from point of attachment

Distal

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Outermost layer

Superficial

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Inner most layer

Deep

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Between superficial and deep

intermediate layers