Anatomy terminology

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Anatomy Flashcards on Anatomy terminology, created by biancakroukam on 02/18/2014.

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Midline Medial
Side Lateral
Toward the front Anterior/ventral
Toward the back Posterior/ dorsal
One part above another part Superior
one part below another part inferior
towards the head cranial
towards the feet caudal
part of body that is closer to the trunk proximal
part of body that is farther from the trunk distal
located near the surface superficial
describes internal parts deep
Closer to centro Central
On same side of body Ipsilater
Opposite side of body Contraleteral
Surrounds cavity around organ Parietal
Surrounds organ Visceral
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