Sagittal section


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.


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

Synonym: median section.

Retrieved from ""
First | Previous (Sagittal groove) | Next (Sagittal sutures) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.