Coronal
A coronal plane through the body is a vertical plane from head to foot and parallel to the shoulders.
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Relating to a corona or the c. plane. SYN: coronalis [TA].

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co·ro·nal 'kȯr-ən-əl, 'kär-; kə-'rōn- adj
1) of, relating to, or being a corona
2) lying in the direction of the coronal suture
3) of or relating to the frontal plane that passes through the long axis of the body

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adj.
relating to the crown of the head or of a tooth. The coronal plane divides the body into dorsal and ventral parts.

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cor·o·nal (korґə-nəl) [L. coronalis] 1. pertaining to the crown of the head, the crown of a tooth, or any other corona. 2. in the direction of the coronal suture; said of a longitudinal plane or section passing through the body at right angles to the median plane. See under plane. Called also coronalis.

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  • coronal — coronal, ale, aux [ kɔrɔnal, o ] adj. • 1314; lat. coronalis ♦ Astron. De la couronne solaire. Les gaz coronaux. ● coronal, coronale, coronaux adjectif (bas latin coronalis) Qui concerne la couronne du Soleil ou d une étoile quelconque. Se dit d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • coronal — CORONÁL, Ă, coronali, e, adj. (anat.; în sintagma) Os coronal = os care formează partea anterioară a craniului; osul frunţii. – Din fr. coronal, lat. coronalis. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 07.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  coronál adj. n., pl. coronále …   Dicționar Român

  • coronal — coronal, ale (ko ro nal, na l ) adj. 1°   Terme d anatomie. Os coronal, l os qui forme la partie antérieure du front.    S. m. Le coronal, les coronaux. 2°   Terme de botanique. Périanthe coronal, périanthe qui enveloppe circulairement les… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Coronal — Cor o*nal (k?r ? nal or, esp. in science, k? r? nal; 277), a. [L. coronalis: cf. F. coronal.] 1. Of or pertaining to a corona (in any of the senses). [1913 Webster] The coronal light during the eclipse is faint. Abney. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coronal — may refer to: anything relating to a corona Coronal plane, an anatomical term of location The coronal direction on a tooth Coronal consonant, a consonant that is articulated with the front part of the tongue Coronal loop, a structure on the… …   Wikipedia

  • coronal — (Del lat. coronālis). 1. adj. Anat. Perteneciente o relativo al hueso coronal. 2. Fon. Dicho de una consonante: Que se articula situando la parte predorsal de la lengua, en posición plana, frente a la parte alta de los incisivos superiores. La s… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • coronal — relativo a una corona [A01.0.00.001]. Punto de la sutura coronal situado en el extremo del diámetro frontal máximo Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • coronal — 1540s, pertaining to a crown (or, later, to one of the extended senses of L. corona), from Fr. coronal (16c.), from L. coronalis, from corona (see CROWN (Cf. crown)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • coronal — [kôr′ə nəl, kär′ə nəl; ] for adj., also [ kə rōn′əl] n. [ME & LL coronalis < L corona,CROWN] 1. a circlet for the head; diadem; crown; coronet 2. a wreath; garland adj. 1. of a crown, coronet, or halo 2. Anat …   English World dictionary

  • Coronal — Cor o*nal, n. 1. A crown; wreath; garland. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The frontal bone, over which the ancients wore their coron[ae] or garlands. Hooper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coronal — CORONAL, ALE. adjectif. Terme d Anatomie, qui se dit de l os situé à la partie antérieure du crâne. Il forme cette partie de la face qu on appelle Front, d où il est aussi nommé Frontal. On dit aussi, Suture coronale, Artère coronale …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

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