medial surface

me·di·al sur·face

the surface of a part of the body that faces toward the midline. TA recognizes a medial surface on the following structures: arytenoid cartilage, cerebral hemisphere, fibula, ovary, testis, tibia, ulna.
Synonym(s): facies medialis [TA]
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It ranges from the medial surface of the lateral femoral condyle, which is a part of the lower end of the thigh bone, to the front of the anterior tibial spine, which is a part of the upper end of the shin bone.
The surface between medial and lateral borders is anterior surface, between medial and posterior borders is medial surface and between lateral and posterior borders is lateral surface.
Geometric methods needed pruning and thinning algorithms obtaining a skeleton due to medial surface, rather than medial axis.
These features indicate that the fracture initiated on the medial surface, propagating from medial to lateral.
Next, with the scalpel placed on the medial surface of the earlobe to provide support, the biopsy punch is pressed firmly with a circular motion into the lobule, centered closely over the earlobe cleft.
The key idea is to extract the filtered medial surface of the grid representation according to the dimension of the aerial vehicle.
During intraoperative examination using a telescope, a large, well-circumscribed, red, smooth mass occupying the left nasal cavity and originating from the medial surface of the inferior turbinate and the inferior surface of the posterior part of the middle turbinate was visualized without any attachment to the nasal septum (Figure 2).
MEDIAL SURFACE: The medial collateral ligament has two components that must be ultrasonographically imaged in separate planes.
In the laryngostroboscopic examination, an intracordal mass lesion was located in the middle one-third part of the right vocal cord, which had a nodular appearance, keratotic foci on the medial surface, and disrupted the vibratory pattern in the stroboscopy (Figure 1).
The medial pterygoid muscle originates from the lateral pterygoid plate and the palatine bone and inserts onto the medial surface of ramus and angle of the mandible.
On the radiographs of ostrich chicks more than 135 days old, a process was present on the medial surface of medial trochlea; this is likely the remnant of the second metatarsal bone (Fig 7).
The inner medial surface of the runner plate was close to the lateral surface of the main plate, forming a minimum-arc plane.

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