midline

[ mid-lahyn ]
/ ˈmɪdˌlaɪn /

noun

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

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Origin of midline

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

midline
[ mĭdlīn′ ]

n.

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