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Commonly used terms in shoulder surgery

Abduction            moving of a part away from the body

Adduction            moving of a part toward the body

Anterior                situated in, or toward the front of a part, organ or 
                              structure

Posterior              situated in, or toward the back of a part, organ or 
                              structure

Inferior                 below or lower than the reference point

Superior               above, or higher than the reference point

Internal                 within, inside

External                outer, outside

Retract                  to pull back

Proximal               the nearer distance of two items

Distal                            situated away from the point of attachment
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