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Anatomy- Organ Systems, Directional terms, Body planes

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Medial
toward the body's midline
Lateral
away from the body's midline
Distal
farthest from the point of origin
Proximal
closest to the point of origin
Superior
above
Anterior
toward the front of the body
Posterior
toward the back of the body
Superficial
at or near the body's surface
Deep
away from the body's surface
Inferior
below
List all of the Organ Systems
Respiratory System
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Digestive System
Skeletal System
Reproductive System
Circulatory System
Integumentary System
Lymphatic System
Muscular System
Urinary System
Sagittal Plane
Divides the body lengthwise into right and left sides.
Transverse Plane
Divides the body horizontally into upper (superior) and lower (inferior) portions.
Also called the horizontal plane
Frontal or Coronal Plane
Divides the body lengthwise into anterior and posterior portions.