midsagittal plane


noun Craniometry.

a plane passing through the nasion when the skull is oriented in the Frankfurt horizontal.

Origin of midsagittal plane

First recorded in 1955–60; mid- + sagittal
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midsagittal plane in Medicine

midsagittal plane



median plane
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