Anatomical Planes and Sections

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Sagittal plane

Divides body into right and left sides

Midsagittal plane

Divides body into equal right and left sides

Parasagittal plane

Divides body into unequal right and left sides

Frontal plane

Divides body into front and back parts

Coronal plane

Divides body into front and back parts

Transverse plane

Divides body into upper and lower parts

Horizontal plane

Divides body into upper and lower parts

Oblique plane

Is a section made at an angle

Diagonal plane

Is a section made at an angle

Cross sections (cs or xs)

A section made at right angles to a longitudinal axis

Longitudinal section (ls)

A section made parallel to a longitudinal axis

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