median

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muscle that draws a body part away from the median line abductor , abductor muscle
muscle that draws a body part toward the median line adductor , adductor muscle
minute free-swimming freshwater copepod having a large median eye and pear-shaped body and long antennae used in swimming; important in some food chains and as intermediate hosts of parasitic worms that affect man e.g. Guinea worms cyclops , water flea
unpaired median fin on the backs of fishes and some other aquatic vertebrates that help to maintain balance dorsal fin
type genus of the family Triopidae: small crustaceans with a small third median eye genus Triops , Triops
median ridge on the breastbone of birds that fly keel
chromosome having two equal arms because the centromere is in median position metacentric chromosome
median plane of the body (or some part of the body) midline , midplane
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