sagittal plane
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The term sagittal plane refers to a cross-sectional view of the brain commonly presented in illustrations of its internal structure. Roughly speaking, the term refers to a vertical plane that extends from the back to the front to the brain. For a more precise definition of the use of this term in BrainInfo see " plane of section ". For a comprehensive review and discussion of uses of this and related terms by different authors, see Anthoney-1994.

Also known as: parasagittal section, sagittal sectionNeuroNames ID : 1729


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