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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]
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Passing or extending toward the median plane of the body or of a part.
Synonym(s): mesiad.
[G. mesos, middle, + L. ad, to]
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, 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 glabrous apical process, widening apically and somewhat bent mesad and sub-basal short internal hump (less lobe-like than in Z.
19); 2 pairs of trichobothria on abdominal segments 3-7, one aligned to the spiracle and other mesad of spiracular line (Fig.
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).
Parameres short, rather flattened and truncate at apex, distal half subparallel with the inner apical angle directed mesad. Aedeagus curved ventrad, bent in "C" shape, shaft slightly compressed, with small retrorse spines, abruptly narrowing at distal fourth; phallotrema subapical on dorsolateral surface; periandrum as a transverse strut obtusely bent caudally against the phallotheca, periandrum and anal segment in close contact; connective long, stout, shortly braced to the periandrum above tectiform structure.
475 B.C.E.]); (4) Elephantine Jewish communal archives (Cowley 21, 30, 33, 37-38, 56, and 34 [end of fifth century B.C.E.]); (5) letters from Persian officials (thirteen skins from the Arsames archive and Cowley 26 [end of fifth century B.C.E.]); (6) Hebrew judicial petitions (Mesad Hashavyahu Ostracon [reign of Josiah]); (7) Judean military-administrative letters from Arad (ten ostraca [mostly ca.
12) is closer to the coast than shown; Mesad Hashavyahu (no.
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.
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.