The line of junction of the jaws instead of being in the median plane is sloping.
Mesal: pertaining to, situated on or in the median plane of the body.
The intermediate is the sagittal plane or median plane (halved by the crossed principal and sagittal axes).
In the median plane the floor of the pharynx is pushed down, as a solid tongue of cells, gs, the anterior edge of the glottis.
Lat' er al, situated to one side of the median plane; situated in the region of the hinge in a bivalve shell.
median plane n.
A vertical plane along the midline of the body dividing the body into right and left halves. Also called midsagittal plane.