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Medical Terminology

Body Directions

Sagittal Cuts through the body from front to back and divides the body into right and left sections.
Midsagittal Cuts through the midline of the body from front to back and divides the body into equal right and left sections
Frontal (coronal) Cuts at a right angle to the midline, from side to side, and divides the body into front (anterior) and back (posterior) sections.
Transverse (horizontal) (axial) —Cuts horizontally through the body and separates the body into upper (superior) and lower (inferior) sections.
Created by: Jialth82