[adj] - located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture
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Literally, it means pertaining to an arrow (sagitta is Latin word for arrow). Bisection of the body in the sagittal plane would divide it into left and right halves, so-called because an arrow fired into the body would normally strike from the front and would pass in a sagittal direction.
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Sagittal: A vertical plane passing through the standing body from front to back. The mid-sagital, or median, plane splits the body into left and right halves. For a more complete listing of terms used in medicine for spatial orientation, please see the entry to 'Anatomic Orientation Terms'.
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Sag'it·tal adjective [ Latin sagitta an arrow: confer French sagittal .] 1. Of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage. 2. (Anat.) (a) Of or pertaining to the s...
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1. Of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arowlike appendage. ... 2. <anatomy> Of or pertaining to the sagittal suture; in the region of the sagittal suture; rabdoidal; as, the sagittal furrow, or groove, on the inner surface of the roof of the skull. In the mesia...
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adjective located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture
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(saj´ĭ-tәl) shaped like an arrow. situated in the direction of the sagittal suture; said of an anteroposterior plane or section parallel to the median plane of the body.
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• (a.) In the mesial plane; mesial; as, a sagittal section of an animal. • (a.) Of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the sagittal suture; in the region of the sagittal suture; rabdoidal; as, the sagittal f...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: saj′i-tăl Definitions: 1. Resembling an arrow; in the line of an arrow shot from a bow, in an anteroposterior direction; referring to a sagittal plane or direction. Synonyms: sagittalis
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adjective, Latin sagitta = arrow, because the sagittal suture is notched posteriorly, like an arrow, by the lambdoid sutures.
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