sagittal


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

sag·it·tal

 (săj′ĭ-tl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the suture uniting the two parietal bones of the skull.
2. Of or relating to the sagittal plane.

[New Latin sagittālis, from Latin sagitta, arrow.]

sag′it·tal·ly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

sagittal

(ˈsædʒɪtəl)
adj
1. resembling an arrow; straight
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the sagittal suture
3. (Anatomy) situated in a plane parallel to the sagittal suture
ˈsagittally adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

sag•it•tal

(ˈsædʒ ɪ tl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the suture between the parietal bones at the roof of the skull.
2. from front to back in the body's median plane or in a plane parallel to the median.
[1535–45; < New Latin sagittālis= Latin sagitt(a) arrow + -ālis -al1]
sag′it•tal•ly, adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

sagittal

1. Relating to a length wise division of the body or of a body part.
2. Relating to the median plane or a parallel plane of the body.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sagittal - located in a plane that is parallel to the central plane of the sagittal suture
mesial - being in or directed toward the midline or mesial plane of the body
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
sagittal

sag·it·tal

a. sagital, semejante a una saeta;
___ planeplano ___, paralelo al eje longitudinal del cuerpo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
The GALILEO Spine Alignment Monitoring System is a non-optical, wireless, real-time measurement system for segmental and global sagittal spine alignment.
Regatta is a comprehensive, minimally invasive lateral interbody fusion system designed to efficiently and reproducibly treat the spine through indirect decompression and the restoration of sagittal alignment.
Keywords: Skeletal malocclusion, Dental malocclusion, Sagittal plane.
Additionally, lumbosacral alignment may affect quality of life, sagittal balance and fall risk in elderly.
We outline a protocol to remove benign mandibular lesions using sagittal split osteotomy (SSO) with virtual surgical planning (VSP) to mitigate risks involved with this effective, tissue-saving approach.
Profile images were used in measurements of (Figure 2): M3: sagittal tibial index (STI) AC/AB x 100 (%) and M4: sagittal tibial angle (STA) (degrees).
This study aims to determine the prevalence of postural dysfunction in the sagittal and frontal planes among female college students.
An emerging aphorism that is increasingly recited at national spine meetings is that "we're all deformity surgeons, but some of us treat it and some of us create it." Interest in preventing and treating deformities in the adult spine has surged in recent years and surgeons are now appreciating the role of the sagittal plane in contributing to pain and disability in patients with adult spinal deformities.
The virtual osteotomy procedure implemented in the VOSS corresponds to a Bilateral Sagittal Split Osteotomy Ramus Mandibular (BSSROM) of a human mandible.
Moderate or severe mandibular retrusion cases, however, are commonly treated with bilateral mandibular ramus sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO).