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regional terms

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Axial part
makes up the main axis of our body
(head, neck, trunk)
Appendicular part
consists of the appendages/limbs that are attached to the axis
Superior
toward the head end/upper part of the body
Interior
away from the head/lower part of the body
Ventral
toward the front of the body
Dorsal
toward the back of the body
Medial
toward the midline of the body
Lateral
away from the midline of the body
Intermediate
between the medial and lateral structure of the body
Proximal
closer to the origin of the body part
Distal
farther from the origin of a body part
Superficial
toward the body surface
Deep
away from the body surface