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Body Planes & Sections

Section or PlaneDirection
Sagittal Section Cut along the lenghtwise, or longitudinal, plane of the body, dividing the body into right and left parts.
Median or Midsagittal Section Cut is down the median plane of the body and the right and left parts are equal in size.
Frontal Section (coronal section) Cut along a lengthwise plane that divides the body (or an organ) into anterior and posterior parts
Transverse Section (cross section) Cut along a horizontal plane, dividing the body or organ into superior and inferior parts.
Created by: Gllive