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, dividing it into left and right portions.


Supplement

Word origin: sagittal » from the Latin word sagittalis, meaning arrow.

Synonym: median section.

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