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Search Results for: sagittal section

Longitudinal section

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

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

Sagittal plane

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

Sagittal section

Definition A cut (in actual or by imaging techniques) from the top to the bottom of the body, or of any anatomic structure,... Read More

Parasagittal

Definition adjective (anatomy) Being situated alongside or parallel to the sagittal plane. Supplement Word origin: from... 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