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Frontal (coronal) Plane

Vertical plane dividing the body or structure into anterior and posterior portions.

Sagittal (lateral) plane

lengthwise vertical plane dividing the body or structure into right and left sides

Transcerse plane

Horizontal plane running acroos the body parallel to the ground (cuts them in half)

Anterior (ventral)

Front surface of the body

Posterior (dorsal)

The back side of the body


Away from the surface


on the the surface


near the point of attachment


Far from the point of attachment to the trunk or far from the beginning of a structure.


below another structure (or the bottom)


above another structure (or the top)


pertaining to the middle (the inside of your thigh


pertaining to the side (outer thigh)


laying on your back with tummy up


Lying on your belly booty up

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