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Directional Terms

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emless's version from 2015-09-09 15:26

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proximalcloser to the attachment point when comparing two parts on the same limb
distalfarther away from the attachment point when comparing two parts on the same limb
superiortowards the top or the head
inferiortowards the bottom or the feet
medialtowards the mid line (down the center) of the body
lateraltowards the sides of the body
anterioron the front of the body (ventral)
posterioron the back of the body (dorsal)
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