median plane

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median plane

n.
A plane dividing a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left halves.
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Lateral cephalogram of the subjects were taken from the right side of the face, at a distance of 5-ft from mid-sagittal plane, in natural head position with the Frankfort horizontal plane parallel to the floor.
INNER ANTEROPOSTERIOR DIAMETER The maximum anteroposterior OF C1 (IAPD) diameter of the vertebral canal was measured along the mid-sagittal plane as viewed on the sagittal section.
Control the mid-sagittal plane by using the light to align the bridge of the nose with the center of the bite block.
The Electropalatographic technique (EPG) provides information about location and timing of tongue contacts with the hard palate and the electromagnetic Articulograph (EMA) tracks the movement, in the mid-sagittal plane, of up to five miniature coils attached to themid-line of the tongue.