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sagittal

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adjective sag·it·tal \ˈsa-jə-təl\

Definition of sagittal

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the suture between the parietal bones of the skull

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, situated in, or being the median plane of the body or any plane parallel to it

sagittally

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Origin and Etymology of sagittal

Middle English sagittale, from Medieval Latin sagittalis, from Latin sagitta arrow


First Known Use: 14th century


Medical Dictionary

sagittal

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adjective sag·it·tal \ˈsaj-ət-əl\

Medical Definition of sagittal

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or being the sagittal suture of the skull

  2. 2:  of, relating to, situated in, or being the median plane of the body or any plane parallel to it <a sagittal section dividing the body into unequal right and left parts>

sagittally

adverb



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