coronal planes

coronal planes
plana frontalia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Sagittal plane — Diagram showing sagittal, coronal and transverse planes. Latin plana sagittalia Sagittal plane is a vertical plane which passes from front to rear dividing the body into right …   Wikipedia

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