Mesial



[mee-zee-uh l, -see-, mez-ee-uh l, mes-] /ˈmi zi əl, -si-, ˈmɛz i əl, ˈmɛs-/

adjective
1.
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2.
Dentistry. directed toward the sagittal plane or midline of the face, along the dental arch.
Compare (def 3), (def 2).
/ˈmiːzɪəl/
adjective
1.
(anatomy) another word for medial (sense 1)
adj.

“middle, median,” 1803, an irregular formation from Greek mesos “middle” (see meso-) + -al (1). Related: Mesially.

mesial me·si·al (mē’zē-əl, -zhəl)
adj.

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