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Search Results for: median plane

Median plane

In anatomy, the median plane refers to a plane passing vertically through the midline. It divides the body into left and... Read More

Anatomical plane

An anatomical plane refers to a hypothetical plane used in describing the location of bodily structures or movement... Read More

Sagittal plane

Definition noun (anatomy) A plane traversing the direction from top to bottom, resulting in the formation of left and right... Read More

Longitudinal section

Longitudinal Section Definition To describe the direction of movements and location of different body structures, a... Read More

Anatomy

Anatomy Definition Often we hear the term 'anatomy' while learning about the body and how it works. What is anatomy? What... Read More

Addisons clinical planes

Addisons clinical planes a series of planes used as landmarks in thoracoabdominal topography; the trunk is divided... Read More

Midsagittal section

midsagittal section --> median section A cross section attained by slicing in the median plane, actually or through... Read More

Parasagittal plane

Definition noun (anatomy) A plane situated alongside or parallel to the sagittal plane, but not including the median plane... Read More

Lateral

Lateral 1. (Science: anatomy) Denoting a position farther from the median plane or midline of the body or of a structure. 2.... Read More

Inversion

Definition noun, plural: inversions (general) The reversal of state, form, position, direction, order, or course, such as... Read More

Ape hand

Definition noun A deformity marked by the extension of the thumb in the same plane as the palm and fingers or the failure to... Read More