sagittal plane


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sag·it·tal plane

[TA]
plane parallel to the median plane; sagittal planes are vertical planes in the anatomic position.
Synonym(s): plana sagittalia [TA]

sagittal plane

n.
A longitudinal plane that divides the body of a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left sections.

sagittal plane

(1) Median plane, see there.
(2) Parasagittal plane, see there.

sag·it·tal plane

(saj'i-tăl plān) [TA]
Originally (and strictly speaking) the sagittal plane is the median plane, and any other plane parallel to it is a parasagittal plane; in contemporary usage and in a broad sense, used for any plane parallel to the median, i.e., as a synonym for parasagittal.

sagittal plane

The front-to-back longitudinal vertical plane that divides the upright body into right and left halves.

sag·it·tal plane

(saj'i-tăl plān) [TA]
Plane parallel to median plane; i.e., vertical planes in the anatomic position.
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Correlation of Dental and Skeletal Malocclusions in Sagittal Plane among Saudi Orthodontic patients J Contemp Dent Pract.2015; 16(5):353-9
Reports from recent years use the HT angle as a complementation of the head posture assessment within the sagittal plane (CV angle).
If the femoral implant is in an excessively flexed position, it is possible that anterior impingement of the post may occur when a posterior-stabilized prosthesis is used.[19] Flexing the femoral implant in a cruciate-retaining TKA may increase posterior condylar offset and immediate knee range of motion.[20] Some surgeons have recommended the placement of the femoral implant in 3 [degrees] flexion in the sagittal plane. When using the center of the femoral trochlear groove or 10 mm anterior to the origin of the PCL as the entry point, the IM rod often tends to be in flexion relative to the anatomical axis of the sagittal plane.
Tibial tunnel in the sagittal plane is distant from the anterior edge of tibial plateau by 29.69% of the total anteroposterior plateau diameter.
(2) designed a classification for scoliosis that included the sagittal plane, and its use remains pervasive in pediatric scoliosis practice.
(a) Sagittal plane, arterial phase after intravenous injection of contrast agent.
(c) Sagittal plane: The sagittal plane is perpendicular to the two other planes using the glenoid cavity centroid of the glenoid cavity as the origin.
In sagittal plane with bone window, it is associated with an atlantoaxial subluxation at this level (anterior arch of C1 above C2 body), with a narrowing of the space available for spinal cord between the previous 2006 CT exam (e, white line measuring 1.5 cm) and recent 2014 CT exam (f, white line measuring 1.4 cm) in bone window.
* On the sagittal plane are observed: lateral malleolus, the axis of knee joint and the axis of hip joint.
(b) Preoperative CT scan of the sacrum in the sagittal plane is shown (preoperative sacral kyphotic angle: 33[degrees]; fracture translation: 10 mm).
The vertical distance was measured from the highest point of the IOF to the IOM, parallel to sagittal plane and perpendicular to Frankfurt plane.
(b) Center of mass (COM) on the coronal, horizontal, and sagittal plane before positioning.