Sagittal Definition

Of or like an arrow or arrowhead.
Webster's New World
Designating or of the suture between the two parietal bones along the length of the skull.
Webster's New World
Of or in any plane parallel to this.
Webster's New World
Designating, of, or in the longitudinal plane of this suture, regarded as dividing the body into right and left halves.
Webster's New World

(anatomy) In the direction from dorsal to ventral.


Origin of Sagittal

  • New Latin sagittālis from Latin sagitta arrow

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin sagittālis, from sagitta (“arrow").

    From Wiktionary

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