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(anatomy) Being situated alongside or parallel to the sagittal plane.


Word origin: from Greek, para, beside + sagittal.

Related forms: parasagittally (adverb).
Related terms: parasagittal plane, parasagittal section.

Compare: sagittal, midsagittal.

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... is it possible to observe both dorsal and ventral cavities in the same section? __________ and __________ Terms: midsagittal, frontal, transverse, parasagittal, and sagittal

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