midsagittal plane

noun

Medical Definition of midsagittal plane

: the median vertical longitudinal plane that divides a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left halves

called also median plane

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“Midsagittal plane.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/midsagittal%20plane. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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