sagittal

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EtymologyEdit

Late Middle English, from Medieval Latin sagittālis, from sagitta (an arrow, shaft, bolt) +‎ -ālis (-al, adjectival suffix).

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sagittal (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Relating to or denoting the suture on top of the skull which runs between the parietal bones in a front to back direction.
    1. (anatomy) Of or in a plane parallel to the median plane, especially that dividing the body into left and right halves.
  2. Of or relating to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin sagittālis, from Latin sagitta (arrow).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zaɡɪˈtaːl/
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  • Rhymes: -aːl

AdjectiveEdit

sagittal (not comparable)

  1. sagittal

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