5 terms

Planes of section

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sagittal plane
divides body into left and right
midsagittal plane
the sagittal plane that divides the body into equal left and right halves
frontal plane
divides the body into anterior (front) and posterior (back) portions
transverse plane
divides the body into superior (top) and inferior (bottom) parts
oblique plane
divides body at an angle (diagonally)