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vertical

Pronunciation: ver'ti-kal

Definition:

  1. Relating to the vertex, or crown of the head.
  2. Perpendicular.
  3. Denoting any plane or line that passes longitudinally through the body in the anatomic position.

Synonym(s): verticalisTA

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