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Plane passes horizontally dividing the body into superior and inferior parts
a) Transverse
b) Frontal
c) Sagittal
d) Medial

Plane passes from front to back and divides the body into right and left portions, if the plane passes through the midline, it is a mid-sagittal or medial plane
a) Sagittal
b) Transverse
c) Frontal
d) Proximal

Toward the lower end of the spine
a) caudal
b) internal
c) distal
d) superficial

Close to surface of the body
a) superficial (external)
b) superior
c) lateral
d) posterior(dorsal)

Close to the center of the body
a) deep (internal)
b) superficial(external)
c) caudal
d) sagittal

Plane also called a coronal plane, is made at right angles to the midline and divides the body into anterior and posterior parts
a) Frontal
b) Transverse
c) Sagittal
d) Superior

a) Superior
b) Inferior
c) Anterior
d) Sagittal

a) Inferior
b) Distal
c) Transverse
d) Deep

Toward the head
a) Cranial (cephalic
b) Medial
c) Proximal
d) Upward

Nearer to the point of attachment or to a given reference point
a) Proximal
b) Distal
c) Superior
d) Posterior

Ffarther from the point of attachment or from a given reference point
a) Distal
b) Proximal
c) Lateral
d) Medial

Toward the front (belly) of the body
a) Anterior (ventral)
b) Lateral
c) Inferior
d) Posterior(dorsal)

Toward the back of the body
a) Posterior (dorsal)
b) Distal
c) Proximal
d) Anterior

Toward the midline of the body
a) Caudal
b) Superior
c) Medial
d) Distal

Toward the side of the body
a) Anterior
b) Inferior
c) Frontal
d) Lateral

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