sagittal plane

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The main anatomical planes of the human body, including median (red), parasagittal (yellow), frontal or coronal plane (blue) and transverse or axial plane (green).

EtymologyEdit

Calque of New Latin plānum sagittāle.

NounEdit

sagittal plane (plural sagittal planes)

  1. (anatomy) Any imaginary plane parallel to median plane.

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