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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.


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

Synonym: median section.


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Does anyone know the answer to this question? In what type of section 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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by W1173520
Thu Aug 30, 2012 7:32 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Directional Terms
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Re: A way to test Evolution

Sagittal section of right knee-joint. Sesamoid bones at the distal end of the first metatarsal bone of the foot. Latin ossa ...

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by Penfire
Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:06 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A way to test Evolution
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