Adjective "Sagittal" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Sagittal


    Definition:

    1. Anatomy. of or relating to the suture between the parietal bones at the roof of the skull or to a venous canal within the skull and parallel to this suture. (in direction or location) from front to back in the median plane or in a plane parallel to the median.

    2. pertaining to or resembling an arrow or arrowhead.

    Examples:

    "sections can be sagittal."

    "planes can be sagittal."

    "scans can be sagittal."