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5th period exam Anatomical positions and Terms of Direction

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frontal plane
divides the body into anterior and posterior
coronal plane
frontal plane
transverse plane
divides the body into superior and inferior portions
cross-section
a transverse plane
median plane
divides into left and right
midsaggital
divides into left and right down the middle
superior
above
inferior
below
proximal
closer to the point of attachment
distal
further from the point of attachment
lateral
away from the midline
medial
toward the midline
anterior
Front
posterior
Back
dorsal
top or back
ventral
Front or belly side