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.
pertaining to or resembling an arrow or arrowhead.
resembling an arrow; straight
of or relating to the sagittal suture
situated in a plane parallel to the sagittal suture
sagittal sag·it·tal (sāj’ĭ-tl)
Of or relating to the suture uniting the two parietal bones of the skull.
Of or relating to the sagittal plane.
- 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.
noun, Astrology. 1. a person born under Sagittarius, the ninth sign of the zodiac; a Sagittarius.