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- adv. Toward the central plane of a body with bilateral symmetry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In, near, or toward, the mesial plane; mesiad.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as mesally.
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The leather splints are placed mesially and laterally and, of course, need to extend as high as the proximal end of the radius.
In some instances the protruding parts assume large proportions, but always, because of the relationship between the fibular tarsal bone (calcaneum) and the tendon sheath, the larger protrusion is situated mesially.