Medical English 2

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Coronal plane
Divides the body into front and back
Saggital plane
Divides the body into a right and left side
Transverse plane
Divides the body into upper and lower sections
Anterior / ventral
Front of the body
Posterior / dorsal
Back of the body
Cephalad
Toward the head (upward)
Caudad
Toward the tail (downward)
Distal
Farther from the trunk of the body
Proximal
Nearer to the trunk of the body