One of the two lateral margins or surfaces of a body, midway between the front and back. [A.S. s.]
- balancing s. in dentistry, the nonfunctioning s. from which the mandible moves during the working bite.
- working s. in dentistry, the lateral segment of a dentition toward which the mandible is moved during occlusal function.

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side 'sīd n
1) the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body <a pain in the \side>
2) one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the midsagittal plane
3) a lateral half or part of an organ or structure <burned on the right \side of one leg>

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(sīd) the lateral (right or left) portion or aspect of the body, a part, or a structure. See also latus (2).

Medical dictionary. 2011.


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