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(mē'zad, mē'sad),
Passing or extending toward the median plane of the body or of a part.
Synonym(s): mesiad
[G. mesos, middle, + L. ad, to]


Passing or extending toward the median plane of the body or of a part.
Synonym(s): mesiad.
[G. mesos, middle, + L. ad, to]


, mesad (mē′zē-ăd) (mē′săd) [Gr. mesos, middle, + L. ad, toward]
Toward the median plane of a body or part.
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Dorsal part of gonostylus with protruding apical process somewhat bent mesad and a sub-basal short internal hump-like lobe bearing apical setae.
Were Mesad Hashavyahu and Megiddo Judean or Egyptian garrisons during the days of Josiah?
For example, in the lengthy Hebrew inscription from Mesad Hashavyahu (J.
Genital styles short, in ventral view fused at base with a rounded median process, afterwards the styles widely divergent and then strongly turned mesad in apical third, in lateral view the styles have a finger-like process arising from their dorsal margin in basal third (Figs.
It is often used for persuasion, as: "My brothers will answer for me, those harvesting with me in the heat (of the day); my brothers will answer for me" - in the attempt by the author of the Mesad Hasavyahu plea to make his case (KAI #200, 10-11).
Labrum indistinct from clypeus or head capsule, 60 [micro]m wide and 28 [micro]m long, slightly depressed mesad, with a row of 6 hairs at mid-height and 1 basiconic sensillum on each anterior half.
Multilocular disc-pores: those in segment VII with mainly 6 or 7 loculi; those more anteriorly almost always with 5 loculi; each about 7-8 [micro]m wide; with 22-75 on either side of anterior end of anal cleft, and then as follows (on each side): abdominal segment VI 3-11, V 2-16, IV 5-17, III 7-27, II 1-6 mesad to each coxa + 4-15 more laterally; medially with 0-7 on metathorax, 0-8 posterior to each mesocoxa, 0-4 near each procoxa and 0-2 on each side of clypeolabral shield.
12) is closer to the coast than shown; Mesad Hashavyahu (no.