Sagittal plane

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The sagittal plane is a means of dividing the body along an imaginary plane that runs vertically from the front of the body to the back, dividing it into a left and right half. A sagittal section is a cross section of the body made along the sagittal plane.

Vertebral bodyVertebral bodyVertebral bodyAnterior longitudinal ligamentIntervertebral discIntervertebral discSpinous processSpinous processSupraspinous ligament'Diagram of a sagittal cross section of part of the spinal column'

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A sagittal section of the spinal column made by dividing it along the sagittal plane.

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