← Lesson 3 Planes of the Body Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Frontal plane- divides the body or an organ into front and back, anterior and posterior. Most routine x-rays are first shot in the frontal plane. Sagittal (lateral) plane divides the body into right and left sides. A lateral x-ray displays the body part in the sagittal or lateral plane. Transverse plane- divides the body or organ into upper and lower portions, like a cross-section. CT scans take films in the transverse plane.