Body positions

Question Answer
Medial
Lateral
Superficial
Deep
Contralateral
Ipsilateral
Anterior(ventral)
Visceral
Peripheral
Prosterior(dorsal)
Superior (carnal)
Inferior(caudal)
Proximal
Distal
Parietal
Line that divides into right and left halves Medial if closer to the line than another part
Towards the side of imaginary midline
Near the surface
More internal
Opposite sides
Same side
Towards the front
Soft internal organ
Near surface ; describes the location of blood vessels and nerves
Towards the back
Part above another part or closer to the head
Part below another or closer to the feet
Part closer to the trunk(body)
Further from body or trunk
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