Definitions for sagittalˈsædʒ ɪ tl

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  1. sagittal(adj)

    located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture

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  1. sagittal(Adjective)

    In the direction from dorsal to ventral.

  2. Origin: From sagittalis, from sagitta.

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  1. Sagittal(adj)

    of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage

  2. Sagittal(adj)

    of or pertaining to the sagittal suture; in the region of the sagittal suture; rabdoidal; as, the sagittal furrow, or groove, on the inner surface of the roof of the skull

  3. Sagittal(adj)

    in the mesial plane; mesial; as, a sagittal section of an animal

  4. Origin: [L. sagitta an arrow: cf. F. sagittal.]

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