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What is the plane that divides the body into a superior and inferior portion?



This question is part of Anatomical Planes & Body Cavities Quiz
Asked by Mikevolz, Last updated: May 26, 2020

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J.Spencer

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J.Spencer, Knowledge enthusiast, Tokyo

Answered Dec 26, 2018

The transverse plane is the plane that divides a body into superior and inferior portions. From a 3-dimensional point of view, the transverse plane usually coincides with the x-axis of the 3d space. It is directly perpendicular to the sagittal plane and coronal plane.

 

morningdawn

Morningdawn

Answered Sep 30, 2017

Oblique also divides the body into superior and inferior sections.

 

mikevolz

Mikevolz

Answered Sep 14, 2017

Transverse plane
 

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