midsagittal plane

[ mid-saj-i-tl ]
/ mɪdˈsædʒ ɪ tl /

noun Craniometry.

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

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Origin of midsagittal plane

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

midsagittal plane
[ mĭd-săjĭ-tl ]


median plane
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