Sagittal plane ( Henle, 1855 ) : In animals with bilateral symmetry, the plane of section parallel to the longitudinal axis (Barclay, 1803) of the body and passing dorsal (Barclay, 1803)-ventral (Schulze, 1893), orthogonal to the other longitudinal plane (Henle, 1855), the frontal plane (Henle, 1855). Term introduced by Henle (1855, p. 2), also see Kuhlenbeck (1973, p. 114).

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