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sagittal

Pronunciation: saj'i-tal

Definition: Resembling an arrow; in the line of an arrow shot from a bow, in an anteroposterior direction; referring to a sagittal plane or direction.

Synonym(s): sagittalisTA

[L. sagitta, an arrow]

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