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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the suture of the parietal bones of the skull.

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  • The biggest concern is separating a vein called the sagittal sinus.
  • The biggest concern is separating a vein called the sagittal sinus, the is a major blood supply drainage funnel between their two brains.
  • This plane will pass approximately through the sagittal suture of the skull, and hence any plane parallel to it is termed a sagittal plane.
  • Apart from being markedly smaller, females lacked a pronounced ridge, known as a sagittal crest, atop the cranial vault, a difference present in gorillas today. for more
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