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sagittal

adjective sag·it·tal \ˈsa-jə-təl\

Definition of SAGITTAL

1
:  of or relating to the suture between the parietal bones of the skull
2
:  of, relating to, situated in, or being the median plane of the body or any plane parallel to it
sag·it·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb

Origin of SAGITTAL

Middle English sagittale, from Medieval Latin sagittalis, from Latin sagitta arrow
First Known Use: 14th century

sagittal

adjective sag·it·tal \ˈsaj-ət-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SAGITTAL

1
:  of, relating to, or being the sagittal suture of the skull
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>
sag·it·tal·ly adverb

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