- Toward the median plane of the body or of a part.
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Examples from the Web for mesad
First branchia on each side attached to second somite just in front and mesad of the first setigerous tubercle.
Mesad of the branchial process of each parapodium of the first four pairs is a cirrus or cirriform process.