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body planes and directional terms
body parts away from the point of reference
horizontal plane that divides the body into a top and bottom half
body parts away from the midline
body parts below the transverse
ventral or anterior
body parts on the front of the body
plane that divides the body into a right and left side
body parts close to the point of reference
body parts located near the head
body parts above the transverse plane
dorsal or posterior
body parts on the back of the body
body parts close to the midline
body parts located near sacral region or tail
plane that divides body into front and back section