Definitions for "Sagittal"
Keywords:  suture, halves, midline, arrow, plane
Of or pertaining to an arrow; resembling an arrow; furnished with an arrowlike appendage.
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.
In the mesial plane; mesial; as, a sagittal section of an animal.
Keywords:  transverse, opposed, down
Up and down, as opposed to transverse.
Keywords:  slice, profile, taken, front, view
The sagittal view is a slice taken from front to back in the body. It shows us a profile.