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median plane

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noun Anatomy.
  1. a vertical plane that divides an organism into symmetrical halves.
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  • In the diagram C2 there is actually no median-plane after the third cycle of division.

    The Biological Problem of To-day

    Oscar Hertwig


median plane in Medicine

median plane

n.
  1. A vertical plane along the midline of the body dividing the body into right and left halves.midsagittal plane
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