noun[often as modifier]
A median line or plane of bilateral symmetry, especially that of the body: the abdomen was opened by a midline incision
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- The animals were anesthetized with diethyl ether, and their abdomens were opened by a midline incision.
- This is a transabdominal view of the female pelvis showing the midline cut of the uterus.
- Those near the midline project to ventral muscle, whereas lateral neurons project to muscles derived from the dorsal muscle mass.
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