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11 terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Lateral
Medial
Towards the head (up/above)
Away from the head (down/below)
Away from the midline
Towards the midline
Superior
Towards the head (up/above)
Inferior
Away from the head (down/below)
20 terms
Directional Terms
Lateral
Medial
Superior
Inferior
To the side
Toward the middle
Toward the head, above
Away from the head, below
Lateral
To the side
Medial
Toward the middle
10 terms
Directional Terms
Anterior
Posterior
Inferior
Superior
Toward the front of body
Toward the back of body
Below
Above
Anterior
Toward the front of body
Posterior
Toward the back of body
20 terms
Directional Terms
Lateral
Medial
Superior
Inferior
To the side
Toward the middle
Toward the head, above
Away from the head, below
Lateral
To the side
Medial
Toward the middle
11 terms
Directional terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Poterior
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
Nearer to the front of the body e.g. The stomach is ______ to…
Nearer to the back of the body e.g. The oesophagus is ______…
Superior
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Inferior
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
12 terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (ventral)
Posterior (dorsal)
toward the head end, above
away from the head end, below
toward or at the front of the body
toward the back of the body
Superior
toward the head end, above
Inferior
away from the head end, below
34 terms
Directional Terms
front
tail (downward)
head (upward)
away (from the point of attachment of…
anter/o
caud/o
cephal/o
dist/o
front
anter/o
tail (downward)
caud/o
20 terms
Directional Terms
Superior (cranial)
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Towards the head, "up", above
Towards the feet, "down", below
Towards the front of the body, ventral- belly
Towards the back, dorsal- back
Superior (cranial)
Towards the head, "up", above
Inferior
Towards the feet, "down", below
Directional Terms
Superior (cranial)
Inferior (caudal)
Anterior
Posterior
Towards the head, "up", above
Towards the feet, "down", below
Towards the front of the body, ventral- belly
Towards the back, dorsal- back
Superior (cranial)
Towards the head, "up", above
Inferior (caudal)
Towards the feet, "down", below
13 terms
Directional Terms
Deep
Inferior
Lateral
Deep
Further into body
Below, lower
Further from middle of body
Deep
Further into body
Inferior
Below, lower
12 terms
Directional Terms
superior
inferior
anterior
posterior
toward the head
away from the head
nearer to the front of the body
nearer to the back of the body
superior
toward the head
inferior
away from the head
10 terms
Directional Terms
Superior/Cranial *head
Inferior/Caudal*torso
Anterior/Ventral
Posterior/Dorsal
toward the head
toward the tail or away from the head
towards the front of the body in a human or the belly side in…
toward the back of the body
Superior/Cranial *head
toward the head
Inferior/Caudal*torso
toward the tail or away from the head
8 terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Ventral
Dorsal
refers to a structure being toward the head
refers to a structure being toward the feet
refers to a structure being toward the front of the body
refers to a structure being toward the back of the body
Superior
refers to a structure being toward the head
Inferior
refers to a structure being toward the feet
13 terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
caudal
cranial
Above other structures
Below other structures
toward the tail
pertaining to or near the head/cranium
Superior
Above other structures
Inferior
Below other structures
18 terms
Directional Terms
Lateral
Medial
Superior
Inferior
To the side
Toward the middle
Toward the head, above
Away from the head, below
Lateral
To the side
Medial
Toward the middle
8 terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Lateral
Medial
Towards the head (up/above)
Away from the head (down/below)
Away from the midline
Towards the midline
Superior
Towards the head (up/above)
Inferior
Away from the head (down/below)
21 terms
Directional Terms
Lateral
Medial
Superior
Inferior
To the side
Toward the middle
Toward the head, above
Away from the head, below
Lateral
To the side
Medial
Toward the middle
20 terms
Directional Terms
Lateral
Medial
Superior
Inferior
To the side
Toward the middle
Toward the head, above
Away from the head, below
Lateral
To the side
Medial
Toward the middle
11 terms
Directional terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Poterior
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
Nearer to the front of the body e.g. The stomach is ______ to…
Nearer to the back of the body e.g. The oesophagus is ______…
Superior
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Inferior
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
14 terms
Directional Terms
Superior (cranial)
Inferior (caudal)
Anterior
Posterior
Towards the head, "up", above
Towards the feet, "down", below
Towards the front of the body, ventral- belly
Towards the back, dorsal- back
Superior (cranial)
Towards the head, "up", above
Inferior (caudal)
Towards the feet, "down", below
Directional terms
Posterior
Anterior
Ventral
Dorsal
In back
In front
In front
In back
Posterior
In back
Anterior
In front
11 terms
Directional terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
Nearer to the front of the body e.g. The stomach is ______ to…
Nearer to the back of the body e.g. The esophagus is ______ t…
Superior
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Inferior
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
15 terms
Directional terms
Superior
Inferior
Medial
Lateral
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
Nearer to the midline of the body e.g. The ulna is on the ___…
Further from the midline of the body e.g. The lungs are _____…
Superior
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Inferior
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
16 terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
towards the head; upper or above
lower or below
front
back or in back of
Superior
towards the head; upper or above
Inferior
lower or below
16 terms
Directional terms
frontal/coronal plane
anterior/ventral
posterior/dorsal
mid-sagittal plane
vertical plane dividing body into anterior and posterior
front
back
divides body into right and left halves at midpoint
frontal/coronal plane
vertical plane dividing body into anterior and posterior
anterior/ventral
front
11 terms
Directional terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
Nearer to the front of the body e.g. The stomach is ______ to…
Nearer to the back of the body e.g. The oesophagus is ______…
Superior
Toward the head e.g. The heart is ______ to the liver
Inferior
Away from the head e.g. The stomach is ______ to the lungs
18 terms
Directional Terms
Anatomincal Position
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
standing erect; face forward; arms at side; palms facing forw…
uppermost/ above
lowermost/ below
towards the front
Anatomincal Position
standing erect; face forward; arms at side; palms facing forw…
Superior
uppermost/ above
18 terms
Directional Terms
Distal
Proximal
Anterior
Posterior
Farther from the trunk of the body
Nearer to the trunk of the body
Front side
Back side
Distal
Farther from the trunk of the body
Proximal
Nearer to the trunk of the body
10 terms
Directional Terms
Superior (cranial, cephalad)
Inferior (caudal)
Ventral (anterior)
Dorsal (posterior)
above something else, toward the head
below something else; toward the tail
toward the front of the body or structure
toward the rear or back of the body structure
Superior (cranial, cephalad)
above something else, toward the head
Inferior (caudal)
below something else; toward the tail
18 terms
Directional Terms
Above
Toward the head or superior region
Below
Closer to the front of the body
Superior
Cranial, cephalic
Inferior
Anterior, ventral
Above
Superior
Toward the head or superior region
Cranial, cephalic
11 terms
Directional Terms
Superior (cranial)... The head is superi…
Inferior (caudal)... The navel is inferi…
Ventral (anterior)... The breastbone is…
Dorsal (posterior)... The heart is poste…
toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body;…
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
toward or at the front of the body; in front of
Toward or at the back of the body; behind
Superior (cranial)... The head is superi…
toward the head end or upper part of a structure or the body;…
Inferior (caudal)... The navel is inferi…
away from the head end or toward the lower part of a structur…
14 terms
Directional Terms
Aspect
Cranial
Caudal
Distal
from above
Pertains to the head of body
Tail end of the body
Further away from the center of the body
Aspect
from above
Cranial
Pertains to the head of body
22 terms
Directional Terms
Median Plane or Sagittal Plane
Transverse Plane
Dorsal Plane
medial
Divides into symmetry
Cuts across body or organ at a 90 degree to the long axis
Divides dorsal and ventral
towards the median plane
Median Plane or Sagittal Plane
Divides into symmetry
Transverse Plane
Cuts across body or organ at a 90 degree to the long axis
97 terms
Directional terms
Anterior (ventral)
posterior (dorsal)
superior (cranial)
inferior (caudal)
toward the front of the body
toward the back of the body
upward or toward the head
opposite of superior means downward or away from the head
Anterior (ventral)
toward the front of the body
posterior (dorsal)
toward the back of the body
22 terms
Directional term
Dorsal
Ventral
Medial
Lateral
Toward or relatively near the back
Toward or relatively near the belly
Toward or relatively near the median plane
Away from or relatively farther from the median plane
Dorsal
Toward or relatively near the back
Ventral
Toward or relatively near the belly
20 terms
Directional Terms
Prone
Supine
Medial
Distal
Face down
Face up
Toward the middle
Away from the torso
Prone
Face down
Supine
Face up
12 terms
Directional Terms
superior
proximal
posterior
anterior
above or higher
closer to the point or origin or attachment
towards the back
towards the front
superior
above or higher
proximal
closer to the point or origin or attachment
46 terms
Directional Terms
Cephalic
Cervical
Acrominal/Deltoid
Axillary
Head
Neck
Shoulder
Armpit
Cephalic
Head
Cervical
Neck
12 terms
Directional Terms
Medial
Lateral
Proximal
Distal
Toward the midline
Away from the midline of the body
Nearest to a reference point
Farthest away from a reference point
Medial
Toward the midline
Lateral
Away from the midline of the body
19 terms
Directional Terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Cranial or cephalic
Inferior
Words that describe the position of one body part relative to…
Above or higher in position; towards the head. (The heart is…
Relating to the skull or head; towards the head.
Below or lower in position; toward the feet. (The stomach is…
Directional Terms
Words that describe the position of one body part relative to…
Superior
Above or higher in position; towards the head. (The heart is…
8 terms
Directional Terms
Medial
Lateral
Superior
Inferior
closer to the mid-sagittal plane of the body (towards the inn…
further away from the mid-sagittal plane of the body (towards…
closer to the top of the body (closer to the head) (using ana…
further away from the top of the body (closer to the feet) (u…
Medial
closer to the mid-sagittal plane of the body (towards the inn…
Lateral
further away from the mid-sagittal plane of the body (towards…
14 terms
Directional Terms
Anterior
Ventral
Posterior
Dorsal
The front; before
The belly side (equivalent to anterior when referring to the…
The back; behind
The back (equivalent to posterior when referring to the human…
Anterior
The front; before
Ventral
The belly side (equivalent to anterior when referring to the…
10 terms
Directional Terms
anterior
ventral
posterior
dorsal
on the front or more towards the front of the body; opposite…
a synonym for anterior, designates the belly side of the body…
on the back or more towards the back of the body; opposite of…
a synonym for posterior, designates the back ; opposite of ve…
anterior
on the front or more towards the front of the body; opposite…
ventral
a synonym for anterior, designates the belly side of the body…
51 terms
Directional terms
abdominal
antecubital
axillary
brachial
abdominal
antecubital
13 terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior
Posterior
Toward the head or upper part of a structure... (Cephalic or cra…
Away from head, or the lower part of a structure. ... Ex: Stoma…
Nearer to or at the front of the body
Nearer to or at the back of the body
Superior
Toward the head or upper part of a structure... (Cephalic or cra…
Inferior
Away from head, or the lower part of a structure. ... Ex: Stoma…
14 terms
Directional Terms
superior
inferior
anterior
posterior
above
below
front
back
superior
above
inferior
below
11 terms
Directional Terms
Superior
Inferior
Anterior (Ventral)
Posterior (Dorsal)
Toward the Head; Above
Away from the Head, Lower
Toward the Front of the Body
Toward the Back of the Body
Superior
Toward the Head; Above
Inferior
Away from the Head, Lower
17 terms
Directional terms
anterior
posterior
ventral
dorsal
toward the front
toward the back
toward the front
toward the back
anterior
toward the front
posterior
toward the back
12 terms
Directional Terms
Lateral
Medial
Distal
Proximal
on the outer side of
towards the midline
Farther from the point of attachment
Closer to the point of attachment
Lateral
on the outer side of
Medial
towards the midline
15 terms
Directional terms
superior
inferior
anterior/ventral
posterior/dorsal
Toward the head, or above
Towards the feet, or below
Front of body
Back, or at the back of
superior
Toward the head, or above
inferior
Towards the feet, or below
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