mesial[mē′zē əl, -sē-; mez′ē-, mes′-]
- of, in, toward, or along the middle; middle; median; esp., designating or of a median plane or line
- Dentistry toward the midline of the face along the curve of the dental arch
Origin of mesial; from Classical Greek mesos, mid + -ial
- Of, in, near, or toward the middle.
- Dentistry Situated toward the middle of the front of the jaw along the curve of the dental arch.
Irregular derivation from Ancient Greek Î¼ÎÏƒÎ¿Ï‚.