sagittal line

sag·it·tal line

any line parallel to the midline, indicating (occurring within) a sagittal plane.
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To determine the most distal part of the outer socket, a sagittal line was drawn at the proximal side of the most distal part of the anchor of the prosthetic knee joint.
After classification, each tooth was cut along a sagittal line to uncover the dental pulp, which was then hydrated in sterile phosphate-buffered saline (pH 7.2) for 48 h at 37[degrees]C.
At the completion of the procedure, several lengths were measured (a: the length between the N point and the PAL; b: the length between the N and C points; x: the length between the N point and the UICL; x1: the length between the transverse lines traversing the N and I points; y: the length between the I point and the PML; y1: the length between the sagittal lines traversing the N and I points; and t: the length between the N and I points).