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mid·line

 (mĭd′līn′)
n.
A medial line, especially the medial line or plane of the body.
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midline

(ˈmɪdˌlaɪn)
n
a line situated in the middle of something, esp an imaginary line that divides an organism or organ into symmetrical parts
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mid•line

(ˈmɪdˌlaɪn)

n.
a median plane, esp. of the body or a body part.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.midline - the median plane of the body (or some part of the body)midline - the median plane of the body (or some part of the body)
plane, sheet - (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"; "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane"
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Translations

midline

n. línea media del cuerpo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

midline

n (of the body) eje m (central), línea media (del cuerpo)
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References in periodicals archive ?
Both PICCs and midlines in the NCU are placed by the vascular access team or neurointensivist Physician Assistant (PA) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).
(2) Although peripheral venous catheters are extensively used to administer intravenous (IV) medications, the factors noted previously sometimes dictate the use of alternative vascular access devices such as a midline peripheral catheter (midline), a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), or a central venous catheter (CVC) inserted via a jugular or subclavian vein.
The upper and lower dental midlines were coincident with the facial midline.
Maxillary midline diastema is a common esthetic problem requiring treatment.
In an attractive smile dental midlines must be coincident with each other as well as with facial midline.
Molar and canine relationship and dental midlines coincidence or non coincidence was recorded from the study casts when these were in maximum intercuspation.
RN Documentation of PICC, Midclavicular, and Midlines must include, but is not limited to:
Insertion of PICC, Midclavicular and Midline lines is a dependent function requiring a physician order.
The overbite was reduced and the mandibular midline was shifted to the right; the midlines are slightly off.
The maxillary midline was centered to the face and the mandibular midline was shifted 2mm to the left.
The balance smile depends on the coincidence of facial and dental midlines respectively.3 The facial midline is defined by the landmarks such as nose philtrum and chin aligned in a straight line.4 It should be in the centre of face and should coincide with the dental midline.5 The dental midline is the mid saggital line of maxillary and mandibular arches when teeth are in maximum intercuspation.
At the end of the orthodontic treatment the facial aesthetics of the patient had improved and midlines had been corrected.