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Medial orientation

Medial orientation refers to a position toward the middle or center. For example, the big toe is medial to the second toe on the same foot.


Review Date: 8/13/2010
Reviewed By: David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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