a plane across the body at right angles to the coronal and sagittal plane and perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of a body or object; also, a plane dividing the body into an upper and lower section; also called horizontal plane
Two crescentic rows of ciliated papillae lie in the transverse plane on each side of the sense-organ.
The smallest is the equatorial plane or transverse plane (halved by the crossed lateral and sagittal axes).
transverse plane n.
See horizontal plane.