[ UK /sˈæd‍ʒɪtə‍l/ ]
[ US /ˈsædʒətəɫ/ ]
  1. located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture
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How To Use sagittal In A Sentence

  • Sagittal craniosynostosis occurs when there is fusion of the sagittal suture, which runs from a spot at the front of the head to the back of the skull, resulting in a long, narrow skull with or without bulging of both the back and front of the head. The Beauty of Love
  • In the sagittal plane, the neck can be flexed, extended or hyper-extended, as in butterfly or breaststroke.
  • The neurosurgeon reduces the occipital protuberance by securing the central sagittal strip to the occipital bones using nonabsorbable sutures or 28-g surgical steel wire.
  • Configuration of the vocal tract of an infant (a) and an adult (b), sectioned along the midsagittal plane From birth to 4 months, the infant's oral tract resembles that of apes. Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • There was an organized thrombus in multiple sections of the superior sagittal sinus, with the thrombus showing an ingrowth of fibroblasts.
  • The unfused interfrontal, coronal, and sagittal sutures are indicated in the skull of a wild-type littermate.
  • Cranial magnetic resonance imaging showed a giant intracranial parasagittal frontal tumour eroding through the top of the skull.
  • All subjects were examined with sagittal T 2 and axial T 1 - weighted spin - echo images.
  • The size of the midsagittal area of the human corpus callosum obtained from postmortem measurement varied with tested hand preference. The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed
  • The skull is often somewhat flattened in the neighborhood of the parietal foramina, and the term obelion is applied to that point of the sagittal suture which is on a level with the foramina. II. Osteology. 5c. The Exterior of the Skull
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