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This is a set for students of ALH.100 at Mid Michigan Community College. We use the book "Medical Terminology A Student Centered Approach" Moisio, Delmar learning

anterior

front side

distal

farthest point away from point of origin or body part

dorsal

toward back; pertaining to the back

inferior

below

lateral

to the side; away from midline

medial

toward midline; pertaining to middle

posterior

toward back; pertaining to back

prone

lying facedown

proximal

toward trunk of body; nearest to point of origin

superior

above

supine

lie on back

ventral

toward front; pertaining to front side

anteroposterior

front to back

caudual

pertaining to tail; downward

cranial; cephalad

toward head; pertaining to head

deep

away from the surface

posteroanterior

back to front

superficial

near surface; pertaining to the surface

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