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mesial

 [me´ze-al]
situated in the middle; median; nearer the middle line of the body or nearer the center of the dental arch.
The mesial surfaces are those closest to the midline of the dental arch. From Darby and Walsh, 1994.

me·si·al

(mē'zē-ăl, mes'ē-ăl), Do not confuse this word with medial or median. See note at medial.
Nearer to the midline or most anterior part of the dental arch.
See also: proximal.
[G. mesos, middle]

mesial

(mē′zē-əl, -zhəl)
adj.
Dentistry Situated toward the middle of the front of the jaw along the curve of the dental arch.

me′si·al·ly adv.

me·si·al

(mē'zē-ăl)
1. Toward the median plane.
2. In dentisty, near the curvature of the dental arch, in contrast to distal (2)
Synonym(s): proximal (2) .
[G. mesos, middle]

me·si·al

(mē'zē-ăl)
Nearer to midline or most anterior part of dental arch.
See also: proximal
[G. mesos, middle]
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