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mesial

adj me·si·al \ˈmē-zē-əl, -sē-\

Medical Definition of MESIAL

1
:  being or located in the middle or a median part <the mesial aspect of the metacarpal head>
2
:  situated in or near or directed toward the median plane of the body <the heart is mesial to the lungs>—compare distal 1b
3
:  of, relating to, or being the surface of a tooth that is next to the tooth in front of it or that is closest to the middle of the front of the jaw—compare distal 1c, proximal 1b
me·si·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

Variants of MESIAL

me·si·al also me·sal \-zəl, -səl\

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May 24, 2015
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