"sagittal" Definition

  1. a. Of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage.
  2. a. Of or pertaining to the sagittal suture; in the region of the sagittal suture; rabdoidal; as, the sagittal furrow, or groove, on the inner surface of the roof of the skull.
  3. a. In the mesial plane; mesial; as, a sagittal section of an animal.

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Position in dictionary: 86115 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a.,
Words that start with "sagittal": 1
Words that end with "sagittal": 1
Words that contain "sagittal": 1
Next words in dictionary: sagittarius, sagittary, sagittate, sagittated, sagittocyst, sago, sagoin, sagum, sagus, sagy
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English Dictionary Definition of sagittal

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