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toward the head end or upper part of a structure; above
"The forehead is superior to the nose."
away from the head end toward the lower part of a structure; below
"The naval is inferior to the breastbone."
toward or at the front of the body; in front of
"The breastbone is anterior to the spine."
Toward or at the backside of the body
"The heart is posterior to the breastbone."
between a more medial and a lateral structure
"The armpit is intermediate between the breastbone and shoulder."
close to the origin of the body part or the point of attatchement of a limb to the body trunk.
"The elbow is proximal to the wrist."
farther from the origin of a body part or the point of attachement of a limb to the body trunk.
"the knee is distal to the thigh. "
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