midline


midline
the line of the median plane of the body

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • midline — [mid′līn΄] n. a median line …   English World dictionary

  • midline — /ˈmɪdlaɪn/ (say midluyn) noun 1. a central line or axis. 2. Anatomy, Zoology a plane of bilateral symmetry; median line. –adjective 3. located on or occurring in a midline …   Australian English dictionary

  • midline — noun Date: circa 1859 a median line; especially the median line or median plane of the body or some part of the body …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • midline — /mid luyn /, n. Zool. the median plane of the body of an animal. [1865 70; MID + LINE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • midline — noun a) The medial line (or plane) of the body, which divides the body into halves that are mirror images of each other. b) The level of the top of the x height of a typeface …   Wiktionary

  • midline — mid·line mid .līn, .mid līn n a median line esp the median line or median plane of the body or some part of the body …   Medical dictionary

  • midline — mɪdlaɪn n. median plane of the body of an organism (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • midline — noun a median line or plane of bilateral symmetry …   English new terms dictionary

  • midline — mid•line [[t]ˈmɪdˌlaɪn[/t]] n. zool. cv a median plane, esp. of the body or a body part …   From formal English to slang

  • midline — n. a median line, or plane of bilateral symmetry …   Useful english dictionary


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