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What does prone mean?

Laying facing down

2

What does supine mean?

Laying facing upwards

3

What does medial mean?

Closer to the midline

4

What does lateral mean?

Further away from midline

5

What does bilateral mean?

On both sides of the body.

6

What does unilateral mean?

On one side of the body.

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What does ipsilateral mean?

On the same side of the body.

8

What does contralateral mean?

On the opposite side of the body.

9

What does proximal mean?

Closer to the trunk.

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What does distal mean?

Further from the trunk

11

What does caudal or cranial mean?

Towards the top.

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What does caudal or caudal mean?

Towards the tail.

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What does anterior or ventral mean?

Nearer to the front.

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What does posterior or dorsal mean?

Nearer the back

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What does superior mean?

Closer to the front

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What does inferior mean?

Closer to the bottom

17

What does superficial
Mean?

Closer to the skin

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What does deep mean?

Further under the skin

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What is the coronal or front plane?

Splits the front and back of the body

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What's the Sagittal plane?

Splits the left and the right

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What's the transverse plane?

Splits the top and the bottom