Recent Examples of sagittal from the Web
Leah Becerra and Bryan Lowry The Kansas City Star Davis’ daughter, Caroline, 7, was born with sagittal craniosynostosis, a condition in which an infant’s skull fuses prematurely before the brain is fully formed.
Paul Davis' daughter was born with sagittal craniosynostosis.
Then, in the riskiest part of the process, surgeons separated the sagittal sinus, an area beneath the brain that allows blood to drain outward from the center of the head.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'sagittal.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of sagittal
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
medical Definition of sagittal
- a sagittal section dividing the body into unequal right and left parts
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sagittal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).