Medical Definition of Median section

1. A cross section attained by slicing in the median plane, actually or through imaging techniques, the body or any part of the body which occupies or crosses the median plane or by slicing any generally symmetrical anatomic structure, such as a finger or a cell, in its midline. Since actual sectioning the median plane results in a right and a left half, an anatomical median section may be a two-dimensional view of the cut surface on the medial aspect of either half. Synonym: midsagittal section. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Median Section

median lithotomy
median longitudinal raphe of tongue
median mandibular point
median maxillary anterior alveolar cleft
median nerve
median nerves
median palatal cyst
median palatine suture
median plane
median raphe cyst of the penis
median retruded relation
median rhinoscopy
median sacral artery
median sacral crest
median sacral vein
median section (current term)
median sternotomy
median strumectomy
median sulcus of fourth ventricle
median survival
median thyrohyoid ligament
median time to elimination
median tongue bud
median umbilical fold
median umbilical ligament
median value
median vein of forearm
median vein of neck
medianly
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