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Midline

midline (Science: dentistry) A plane through the very centre of your mouth perpendicular to your... Read More

Anatomical plane

An anatomical plane refers to a hypothetical plane used in describing the location of bodily structures or movement... Read More

Median plane

In anatomy, the median plane refers to a plane passing vertically through the midline. It divides the body into left and... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Sagittal plane

Definition noun (anatomy) A plane traversing the direction from top to bottom, resulting in the formation of left and right... Read More

Mediotrusion

mediotrusion A thrusting of the mandibular condyle toward the midline during movement of the mandible. Origin: medio-- L.... Read More

Brachium pontis

Brachium pontis --> middle cerebellar peduncle The largest of three paired cerebellar peduncles, composed mainly of... Read More

Webbed penis

webbed penis deficient ventral penile shaft skin which is buried in scrotum or tethered to scrotal midline by a fold or web... Read More

Midsagittal section

midsagittal section --> median section A cross section attained by slicing in the median plane, actually or through... Read More

Nasopharynx

Definition noun, plural: nasopharynges or nasopharynxes (anatomy) The part of the pharynx extending from the posterior... Read More

Joints of pelvic girdle

The joints of pelvic girdle, in anatomy, are the joints that unite the sacrum and the two hip bones, forming the pelvic... Read More

Lateral surface

Lateral surface The surface of a part of the body that faces away from the midline. The na recognises a lateral surface on... Read More

Abduction

To move away from the midline of the... Read More

Parasagittal plane

Definition noun (anatomy) A plane situated alongside or parallel to the sagittal plane, but not including the median plane... Read More

Linea nigra

Definition noun (1) A long narrow dark streak running along the midline of the abdomen, from the umbilicus to the pubis (2) ... Read More

Radial symmetry

Definition noun A form of symmetry in which the body plan is divisible into identical parts around a central... Read More

Turkish saddle

Turkish saddle --> sella turcica (Science: anatomy) A transverse depression crossing the midline on the superior surface... Read More

Stomach

Stomach (Science: anatomy, gastroenterology) The most dilated portion of the digestive tube, situated between the oesophagus... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Epiblast

Definition noun (embryology) The outer (upper) ectodermal layer of the embryonic disc, closer to the amniotic cavity, and... Read More

Metamerism

Metamerism Definition Metamerism is the repetition of homologous body segments. This type of development can be seen in the... Read More

Crus

Definition noun, plural: crura (anatomy) Lower leg; a bodily part likened to a leg or pair of legs (taxonomy) A subgenus of... Read More

Musculus biventer mandibulae

musculus biventer mandibulae --> digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of... Read More

Baseline

Baseline (Science: anatomy) a line approximating the base of the skull, passing from the infraorbital ridge to the midline... Read More

Contact surface of tooth

Contact surface of tooth The surface of a tooth that faces an adjacent tooth in the dental arch; the contact surface that is... Read More

Adductor muscle

Adductor muscle (Science: anatomy) Any muscle that pulls inward toward the midline of the body. For example, the adductor... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Lateral

Lateral 1. (Science: anatomy) Denoting a position farther from the median plane or midline of the body or of a structure. 2.... Read More

Widows peak

widow's peak A sharp point of hair growth in the midline of the anterior scalp margin, usually resulting from recession of... Read More

Valgus

Definition adjective Of, or pertaining to the abnormal outward turning of a distal segment of a bone from the mid-line,... Read More

Subspinale

subspinale In cephalometrics, the most posterior midline point on the premaxilla between the anterior nasal spine and the... Read More

Distal

Definition adjective (1) (anatomy) Characterized by being far from the point of anatomical reference. (2) (anatomy) Being... Read More

Digastric muscle

Digastric muscle (Science: anatomy) One of the suprahyoid group of muscles consisting of two bellies united by a central... Read More

Bilateral symmetry

Definition noun, plural: bilateral symmetries A form of symmetry in which the opposite sides along a midline is a duplicate... Read More