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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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In the example shown (a rectified male cast), orientation in the coronal plane is achieved by aligning the posterior trim line of the socket horizontally.
22) The observed increases in angular deflection with torsional loading as compared to values observed with sagittal and coronal plane loading can be explained by the torsional rigidity of the nail itself, which, upon torsional loading, resulted in an average angular deflection of 7.
The hypothesis of this article was that the individuals with transtibial prostheses could perceive and communicate the nature of socket alignment in the sagittal and coronal planes.
Duplication of the urinary bladder may occur in the sagittal or coronal plane.
To establish these standard measurements, we have calculated the height and the width of medial meniscus and lateral meniscus in sagittal and coronal plane.
A base set of 16 muscles was selected for the simulated FES standing system by computing the contributions of all muscles to joint moments in the sagittal and coronal planes for a wide range of standing postures (i.
This finding is more easily appreciated on CT reformats in the sagittal and coronal planes.
CT in the axial and direct coronal planes is the optimum method of showing the bone expansion that occurs in mucocele formation.
Typically, a routine scanning protocol would consist of a combination of one or more of these sequence types performed in the axial, sagittal, and coronal planes using thin sections (maximum 3 mm with an interslice gap of 0.
It is possible that the practice of limiting examination to the coronal planes fails to provide surgeons with adequate information on the vital structures that are related to the posterior ethmoid cells and the sphenoid.
2) Every case of facial nerve stimulation following the activation of a cochlear device should be investigated with a bone-window CT in the axial and coronal planes to determine the relationship of the electrode array to the facial nerve.
One of the most important measurements is the "Skeletal Medial-Lateral (ML)" because it defines the ML dimension of the socket brim that intimately encapsulates the pelvis and provides the necessary coronal plane stability to the remnant femur and pelvis that enables comfortable and effective gait [4-8].