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midsagittal plane

[ mid-saj-i-tl ]
/ mɪdˈsædʒ ɪ tl /
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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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Medical definitions for midsagittal plane

midsagittal plane
[ mĭd-săjĭ-tl ]

n.
median plane
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