cardinal planes of the body

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cardinal planes of the body

frontal (coronal), sagittal (median) and horizontal (transverse) planes of the body, each of which is oriented on the three planes of space
  • coronal/frontal plane plane equally dividing anterior and posterior aspects; it lies at right angles to sagittal and horizontal planes

  • horizontal/transverse plane plane parallel to the ground or horizontal surface; equally dividing superior and inferior areas; it lies at right angles to both sagittal and frontal planes

  • sagittal/median plane plane equally dividing left and right sides; it lies at right angles to both transverse and frontal planes

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