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midline

 [mid´līn]
the imaginary line that divides the body into right and left halves.

midline

[mid′līn]
Etymology: AS, midd + L, linea, line
an imaginary line that divides the body into right and left halves.

midline

1. An imaginary line running along the surface of the brain (anterior to posterior), which separates the right and left hemispheres. 2. See median line.

midline,

n the line equidistant from bilateral features of the head.

midline

the imaginary line that divides the body into right and left halves.
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During the procedure, a Kocher incision placed about 2 fingerbreadths above the clavicle in the midline of the neck was used to gain access.
The MIDLINE II-Ti device is designed with Ti-ACTIVE(TM), a multidimensional, texturized titanium coating engineered with over 15 years of science and experience to provide primary stability with an optimized topography enabling cellular attachment and proliferation as observed in a preclinical analysis.
There was a small anterior midline opening on the suprapubic pannus 2.
Caption: Cortical midline structure circuitry is thought to play a key role in the neurobiology of affective illness.
The programme was designed to then divide the midline contour into a pre-selected number of segments, from the borders of which perpendicular spokes were projected until they intersected with the dorsal and ventral contours.
Oswestry scores averaged 21 in the parasagittal group and 20 in the midline group before injection, a difference that was not significant.
1) They typically arise at or near the midline presenting as brain, mediastinal, retroperitoneal, spinal, or sacrococcygeal masses.
Though teratoma has been reported in infants so far it is unusual with the site not being the midline.
Midline is set to participate at the 'Big 5 show 2011' for the first time under the German pavilion in the Zabeel Hall.
NUT midline carcinomas of the upper aerodigestive tract are rare, aggressive tumors that often present with mass-related symptoms and are typically at an advanced stage at the time of diagnosis.
Although the above hypothesis is based on the midline approach, the lateral or paramedian approach with cephalad angulation may in theory be preferable.