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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

Plane

Plane 1. To make smooth; to level; to pare off the inequalities of the surface of, as of a board or other piece of wood, by... 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

Addisons clinical planes

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

Subcostal plane

subcostal plane A horizontal plane passing through the inferior limits of the costal margin, i.e., the tenth costal... Read More

Spectacle plane

spectacle plane The plane at which spectacles are... Read More

Plane joint

Definition noun, plural: plane joints A synovial joint in which only a slight, sliding or gliding motion is allowed in the... Read More

Plane suture

plane suture A simple firm apposition of two smooth surfaces of bones, without overlap, as seen in the lacrimomaxillary... Read More

Nuchal plane

nuchal plane (Science: anatomy) The external surface of the squamous part of the occipital bone below the superior nuchal... Read More

Projection

projection 1. The act of throwing or shooting forward. 2. A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an... Read More

Longitudinal section

Definition noun A section done by a plane along the long axis of a structure Supplement The term longitudinal section... Read More

Vertical

vertical 1. Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith;... Read More

Declination

Declination 1. The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head. 2. The act or state of... Read More

Hyperbola

Hyperbola (Science: geometry) a curve formed by a section of a cone, when the cutting plane makes a greater angle with the... Read More

Sea fan

Definition noun, plural: sea fans A soft coral species that is characterized by its fanlike form Supplement Soft corals... Read More

Metaphase I

Definition noun The second stage in the first meiotic division after prophase I, and highlights the alignment of paired... Read More

Metaphase plate

Definition noun The plane in the equatorial region of the spindle where chromosomes align during cell division (i.e. mitosis... Read More

Bilateral symmetry

Definition noun, plural: bilateral symmetries A form of symmetry in which the opposite sides along a midline is a duplicate... Read More

Symmetry

Definition noun, plural: symmetries Correspondence of parts (in terms of form, size, distribution, or arrangement) on... Read More

Sagittal axis

Definition noun (anatomy) (1) An anatomical axis or imaginary line that lies perpendicular to the sagittal plane. (2) The... Read More

Sections

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

Warp

Warp 1. To turn, twist, or be twisted out of shape; especially, to be twisted or bent out of a flat plane; as, a board warps... Read More

Slopes

slope 1. An oblique direction; a line or direction including from a horizontal line or direction; also, sometimes, an... Read More

Apertura pelvis superior

Apertura pelvis superior --> superior pelvic aperture The upper opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the... Read More

D-glucose

Definition noun A stereoisomer of glucose molecule characterized by its ability to rotate the plane polarized light in the... Read More

Pelvic inlet

pelvic inlet --> superior pelvic aperture The upper opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the pubic symphysis... Read More

Midsagittal section

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

Truncated

truncated 1. Cut off; cut short; maimed. 2. (Science: chemical) Replaced, or cut off, by a plane, especially when equally... Read More

Polarized light

Definition noun Light in which electromagnetic vibrations oscillate repeatedly in only one direction perpendicular to the... Read More

Triangle

triangle 1. (Science: geometry) A figure bounded by three lines, and containing three angles. A triangle is either plane,... Read More

Elevation

Elevation 1. The act of raising from a lower place, condition, or quality to a higher; said of material things, persons, the... Read More

L-glucose

Definition noun An L-stereoisomer of glucose molecule, which is comparatively less biologically active than D-glucose, and... Read More

Trace

trace 1. To mark out; to draw or delineate with marks; especially, to copy, as a drawing or engraving, by following the... Read More

Microscopic section

microscopic section --> section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part... Read More

Slope

slope 1. An oblique direction; a line or direction including from a horizontal line or direction; also, sometimes, an... Read More

Section

section 1. The act of cutting, or separation by cutting; as, the section of bodies. 2. A part separated from something; a... Read More

P face

P face --> freeze fracture method of specimen preparation for the electron microscope in which rapidly frozen tissue is... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More