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planes of the body

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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
Deep
Away from the surface
Superficial
on the the surface
proximal
near the point of attachment
Distal
Far from the point of attachment to the trunk or far from the beginning of a structure.
inferior
below another structure (or the bottom)
superior
above another structure (or the top)
Medial
pertaining to the middle (the inside of your thigh
lateral
pertaining to the side (outer thigh)
Supine
laying on your back with tummy up
Prone
Lying on your belly booty up