axial plane

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axial plane

[′ak·sē·əl ′plān]
(crystallography)
A plane that includes two of the crystallographic axes.
The plane of the optic axis of an optically biaxial crystal.
(geology)
A plane that intersects the crest or trough in such a manner that the limbs or sides of the fold are more or less symmetrically arranged with reference to it. Also known as axial surface.
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The Biparietal diameter is taken in the transaxial plane at the widest portion of the skull with the thalamus positioned in the midline.
1,4,5,9,11) The measurement should be taken in the transaxial plane of the fetal head at the level of the cavum septum pellucidum and cerebellar hemispheres.

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