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DIRECTION. The order and government of an institution; the persons who compose the board of directors are jointly called the direction. Direction, in another sense, is nearly synonymous with instruction. (q.v.)

DIRECTION, practice. That part of a bill in chancery which contains the address of the bill to the court; this must of course, contain the appropriate and technical description of the court.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Of the 22 TAP sequences showing movement of the diaphragm, the diaphragm moved in the caudal direction in nine sequences and in the cranial direction in 13 sequences.
The cranial mesenteric artery continues in the caudal direction in the mesentery, issuing innumerable branches to the proximal and median portions of the intestine and finally supplying the caudal mesenteric artery, which is distributed in the distal portion of the intestine.
Fluoroscopic spread of contrast in dorsal, ventral, nerve root, segmental, cephalad and caudal direction was also studied.
Sensory analgesia is defined as insensitivity to pin prick test with sterile hypodermic needle in the cephalad and caudal direction in the mid clavicular line bilaterally.