midsagittal plane

midsagittal plane

[mid-saj-i-tl]
noun Craniometry.
a plane passing through the nasion when the skull is oriented in the Frankfurt horizontal.

Origin:
1955–60; mid- + sagittal

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midsagittal plane mid·sag·it·tal plane (mĭd-sāj'ĭ-tl)
n.
See median plane.

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