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1

refers to a lengthwise plane that divides the body into right and left portions.

sagittal

2

when a sagittal plane passes along the midline and divides the body into equal parts

median (midsagittal)

3

a sagittal section lateral to the midline

parasagittal

4

refers to a plane that divides the body into superior and inferior positions

transverse (horizontal)

5

refers to a plane that divides the body into anterior and posterior portions

coronal/frontal

6

refers to the upper middle portion of the body

epigastric

7

lie on each side of the epigastric region

left and right hypochondriac

8

middle portion of the body

umbilical

9

lie on each side of the umbilical region

left and right lumbar

10

lower middle portion of the body

hypogastric

11

lie on each side of the hypogastric region

left and right iliac