The median plane is the slice that splits the body into left and right halves.
Straight down the middle. The body balanced either side.
Our true midline.
Median = Midpoint, middle.
Plane = A flat, two-dimensional (2-D) surface.
The median plane is a straight line when seen from the front or back and a 2-D shape when viewed from the side.
The body must be "correctly arranged" to create the median plane, where:
Our midline anatomy that should align on the median plane:
The position of the rest of the body should be considered relative to the midline anatomy and the median plane.
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