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Body planes and sections
"Arrow". Vertical plane that divides the body into left and right parts.
Median plane or midsagittal plane
Sagittal plane that lies exactly in the midline.
Para="near". Any other sagittal plane offset from the midline.
Vertical plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior parts. Also, coronal plane.
Transverse plane or horizontal plane
Plane that runs horizontally from right to left dividing body into superior and inferior parts. Also, cross section.
Cut made diagonally between horizontal and vertical planes