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body positions

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SUPERIOR
above
INFERIOR
below
ANTERIOR
Front
POSTERIOR
Rear
MEDIAL
toward the midline
LATERAL
away from the midline
PROXIMAL
closer to the point of attachment
DISTAL
away from an attached base
IPSILATERAL
on the same side of the body
CONTRALATERAL
Opposite side of the body
VENTRAL
belly side
DORSAL
back (top of quadruped)
CEPHALIC
toward the head
CAUDAL
toward the posterior end of the body, towards the lower part of body
VISCERAL
outer lining of organs
PARIETAL
lining on inside walls of cavity
INTERMEDIATE
between two structures