coronal plane


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fron·tal plane

[TA]
a vertical plane at right angles to a sagittal plane, dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions, or any plane parallel to the central coronal plane.
Synonym(s): plana frontalia [TA], coronal plane ☆ , plana coronalia

coronal plane

cor·o·nal plane

(kōr'ŏ-năl plān)
A vertical plane at right angles to a sagittal plane, dividing the body into anterior and posterior portions.
Synonym(s): frontal plane.

coronal plane

A vertical anatomical plane that divides the standing body into front and rear halves. A plane lying in the direction of the side-to-side CORONAL SUTURE of the skull.

cor·o·nal plane

(kōr'ŏ-năl plān)
A plane parallel to the long axis of the body in the anatomic (i.e., upright) position that divides the body into front and back parts; perpendicular to the sagittal and horizontal planes.

plane

1. a flat surface determined by the position of three points in space.
2. a specified level, as the plane of anesthesia.
3. to rub away or abrade. See also planing and plastic surgery.
4. a superficial incision in the wall of a cavity or between tissue layers, especially in plastic surgery, made so that the precise point of entry into the cavity or between the layers can be determined.

coronal plane
frontal plane, an ambiguous term when applied to quadrupeds and bipeds.
dorsal plane
any plane passing longitudinally through the body from side to side, at right angles to the median plane and dividing the body into dorsal and ventral parts. Called also coronal plane, frontal plane.
horizontal plane
one passing through the body at right angles to the median plane, and dividing the body into upper and lower parts.
inclined plane
an intraoral acrylic or metal appliance used in orthodontics to guide a tooth into a new position by using pressure applied when the mouth is closed normally. Commonest use is to move canines laterally.
median plane
one passing longitudinally through the body from front to back and dividing it into right and left halves.
nasal plane
the space between the nostrils.
nasolabial plane
the extension of the nasal plane between the nostrils into the upper lip in cattle.
nuchal plane
the flat surface at the back of the occipital bone below the nuchal crest.
rostral plane
the bare area on the dorsum of the snout of the pig.
sagittal plane
a vertical plane through the body parallel to the median plane (or to the sagittal suture) and dividing the body into left and right portions.
transverse plane
one passing through the body, at right angles to the sagittal and dorsal planes, and dividing the body into cranial and caudal portions.
vertical plane
one perpendicular to a horizontal plane, dividing the body into left and right, or front and back portions.
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With respect to the superficial and deep resection margins not visualized in a coronal plane, serial sections perpendicular to the inked resection margins of all suspicious areas should be taken.
CE-MRA is performed with the breath-hold technique in the coronal plane and is insensitive to flow effects, making it useful in patients with poor cardiac output or altered hemodynamics.
soft tissue angle in the coronal plane between the lateral femoral shaft and gluteus medius in standing) [4].
a) Coronal plane CT imaging showing the minimally displaced oblique type axis body fracture.
MR images in the coronal plane of the ulnar shaft at presentation.
Postoperatively, the patient had regained active flexion to the range of 70[degrees] with passive range of 90[degrees] and coronal plane motion to the range of 20[degrees].
1 Previously, Mitchell et al found that the coronal plane is most useful because it depicts the anteverted uterus in cross-sections.
Fig 2: Magnetic resonance imaging coronal plane shows a giant well-defining round cystic right adrenal mass, dislocating from the right kidney downward.
The ability to scan sinuses in the coronal plane provides more detail than is available with images acquired in the axial plane and reconstructed in the coronal view.
These measurements were taken in the coronal plane.
The plane through two of the most posterior points of both posterior femoral condyles and perpendicular to the horizontal plane was defined as the coronal plane.
Particularly relevant for persons with transfemoral amputation is the stability between the socket and residual limb in the coronal plane during walking.