Median line

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Related to anterior median line: Anterior Axillary Line
(Anat.) Any line in the mesial plane; specif., either of the lines in which the mesial plane meets the surface of the body.
(Geom.) The line drawn from an angle of a triangle to the middle of the opposite side; any line having the nature of a diameter.

See also: Median, Median

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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First, both are axial muscles; RA lies within the anterior abdominal wall adjacent to the anterior median line, and the paraspinal muscles are adjacent to the posterior median line.[sup][3] Thus, RA and paraspinal muscles are the flexor and extensor muscles of the spine, respectively.
- Gonion-gnation length: Distance between the mandibular angle and the lowest point of the mandibule in the anterior median line. It is measured from the right and left mandibular angle.
The submental triangle is delimited by the anterior belly of the digastric muscle, the hyoid bone and the anterior median line, and contains submental lymph nodes and the anterior jugular vein.

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