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sagittal

 [saj´ĭ-tal]
1. shaped like an arrow.
2. situated in the direction of the sagittal suture; said of an anteroposterior plane or section parallel to the median plane of the body.

sag·it·tal

(saj'i-tăl), [TA] Avoid the misspellings sagital and saggital. Although the classically correct pronunciation is să-jĭt'al, the more usual pronunciation in the U.S. is saj'ĭ-tal.
Resembling an arrow; in the line of an arrow shot from a bow, that is, in an anteroposterior direction; referring to a sagittal plane or direction.
Synonym(s): sagittalis [TA]
[L. sagitta, an arrow]

sagittal

(săj′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.

sag′it·tal·ly adv.

sagittal

Imaging
adjective Referring to a plane, slice or section of the body cutting from front to back through the sagittal suture of the skull and continued down the body in the same direction, dividing it into two parts, then turning one half to view it from its cut surface.

Medspeak
Referring to a vertical plane passing through the body which divides it into left and right sides.

sag·it·tal

(saj'i-tăl) [TA]
1. Resembling an arrow.
2. In an anteroposterior direction, referring to a sagittal plane or direction.
[L. sagitta, an arrow]

sagittal

1. Pertaining to the SUTURE that joins the two parietal bones of the skull.
2. Pertaining to the SAGITTAL PLANE. From the Latin sagitta , an arrow.

sagittal

(of a section through an organism) being dorsoventral and longitudinal in the midline, so producing mirror-image halves along the length.

sag·it·tal

(saj'i-tăl) [TA]
Resembling an arrow; in line of an arrow shot from a bow, i.e., in an anteroposterior direction.
[L. sagitta, an arrow]
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Our result was in agreement with AL-Hamlan et al12conducted on Saudi population to determine correlation between the dental with skeletal relation-ship in the sagittal plane using orthodontic casts and cephalometric radiographs of 124 patient which showed weak association between molar relation and ANB (p = 0.2075) nor with the WITS (p= 0.4794) appraisal.
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The IAN was exposed and traced along its entire length from the ramus to the mental foramen (figure 4) after sagittal split and separation of the facial and lingual cortices of the mandible.
[2] used MRI images of 100 subjects and came to a conclusion that the tibial ACL insertion in the sagittal plane was on average 36 [+ or -] 6[degrees]%, from 28% to 63% of the distance from the front edge of the tibial plateau of the total AP diameter of the plateau.
Each participant was observed for forward head posture, thoracic kyphosis, swayback, exaggerated lumbar lordosis, and hyperextended knee in the sagittal plane.
(9) reported that 55 months after fxed sagittal deformity correction, lumbar lordosis was increased by a mean of 19[degrees].
From these results, it is observed that participants of Group I showed average task completion times of 432 s and 389 s for the mentoplasty and sagittal real osteotomy procedures, respectively.
Different treatment options to correct the mandibular retrusion were offered to the patient: bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (BSSO) associated with backward genioplasty or total subapical mandibular osteotomy (TMAO) which would keep the chin in position and eliminate the need for genioplasty.
Third, they went through the sagittal projections, drawing their ideal resection line, and fourth, they went through the sagittal projections to estimate the anterior surface.
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In total, 54 (22.1%) players showed abnormal thoracic sagittal curve (hyper kyphosis or straight back), 63 (25.8%) players had at least one abnormality in their whole spine form (abnormal sagittal curve in thoracic or lumbar parts or scoliosis).