sagittal

[saj-i-tl]
adjective
1.
Anatomy.
a.
of or pertaining to the suture between the parietal bones at the roof of the skull or to a venous canal within the skull and parallel to this suture.
b.
(in direction or location) from front to back in the median plane or in a plane parallel to the median.
2.
pertaining to or resembling an arrow or arrowhead.

Origin:
1535–45; < Neo-Latin sagittālis. See Sagitta, -al1

sagittally, adverb
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sagittal (ˈsædʒɪtəl)
 
adj
1.  resembling an arrow; straight
2.  of or relating to the sagittal suture
3.  situated in a plane parallel to the sagittal suture
 
'sagittally
 
adv

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sagittal sag·it·tal (sāj'ĭ-tl)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to the suture uniting the two parietal bones of the skull.

  2. Of or relating to the sagittal plane.

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The reticular formation has been functionally cleaved both sagittally and coronally.
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