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midline

[ mid-lahyn ]
/ ˈmɪdˌlaɪn /
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noun

Zoology. the median plane of the body of an animal.
Geometry. midsegment.

Nearby words

midlander, midlands, midleg, midlife, midlife crisis, midline, midline myelotomy, midlist, midlothian, midmorning, midmost

Origin of midline

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

midline

[ mĭdlīn′ ]

n.

A medial line, especially the medial line or plane of the body.
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