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PLANES THROUGH HUMAN BODY

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FRONTAL PLANE
OBLIQUE PLANE
TRANSVERSE PLANE
MIDSAGITTAL PLANE
PARASAGITTAL PLANE
FRONTAL =
CORONAL
SAGITTAL PLANE
DIVIDES THE BODY OR ORGAN INTO RIGHT AND LEFT SIDES
MIDSAGITTAL PLANE OR
MEDIAN PLANE
MIDSAGITTAL PLANE
DIVIDES INTO EQUAL RIGHT AND LEFT PARTS
PARASAGITTAL PLANE
Divides into UNEQUAL right and left parts.
FRONTAL OR CORONAL PLANE
Divides body into anterior and posterior; divides into front and back.
TRANSVERSE PLANE
Divides into upper and lower portions; superior and inferior.
OBLIQUE
PASSES THROUGH BODY OR ORGAN AT AN ANGLE.