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midline

[mid-lahyn]
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noun
  1. Zoology. the median plane of the body of an animal.
  2. Geometry. midsegment.

Origin of midline

First recorded in 1865–70; mid- + line1
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midline

([object Object])
n.
  1. A medial line, especially the medial line or plane of the body.
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