mesiodistal diameter


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mesiodistal diameter

The measurement of a tooth from the ventral or mesial surface to the distal or dorsal surface.
See also: diameter
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The mesiodistal diameter of lateral incisor according to standard textbooks is 6.5 mm and 6.6 mm.