noun, genitive Sagittae
[suh-jit-ee] /səˈdʒɪt i/ (Show IPA). Astronomy.
the Arrow, a northern constellation between Aquila and Cygnus.
noun (Latin genitive) Sagittae (səˈɡɪtiː)
a small constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Cygnus and Aquila and crossed by the Milky Way
adjective 1. Anatomy. of or relating to the suture between the parietal bones at the roof of the skull or to a venous canal within the skull and parallel to this suture. (in direction or location) from front to back in the median plane or in a plane parallel to the median. 2. pertaining to […]
- Sagittal axis
sagittal axis n. The optic axis. The line around which the working condyle rotates in the frontal plane during mandibular movement.
- Sagittal plane
sagittal plane n. A longitudinal plane that divides the body of a bilaterally symmetrical animal into right and left sections.
- Sagittal suture
noun 1. a serrated line on the top of the skull that marks the junction of the two parietal bones sagittal suture n. A line of union between the two parietal bones. Also called interparietal suture.