mesial

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Irregular derivation from Ancient Greek μέσος.

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mesial (not comparable)

  1. pertaining to the middle line of the body
    • 1922, James Joyce, Ulysses
      His pale Galilean eyes were upon her mesial groove. Venus Kallipyge. O, the thunder of those loins!
  2. (dentistry) Facing the side of a tooth which faces the middle of the jaw.

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