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me·di·al

 (mē′dē-əl)
adj.
1. Relating to, situated in, or extending toward the middle; median.
2. Linguistics Being a sound, syllable, or letter occurring between the initial and final positions in a word or morpheme.
3. Mathematics Being or relating to an average or a mean.
4. Average; ordinary.
n. Linguistics
1. A voiced stop, such as (b), (d), or (g). Also called media2.
2. A sound, letter, or form of a letter that is neither initial nor final.

[Late Latin mediālis, from Latin medius, middle; see medhyo- in Indo-European roots.]

me′di·al·ly adv.

medial

(ˈmiːdɪəl)
adj
1. of or situated in the middle
2. ordinary or average in size
3. (Mathematics) maths relating to an average
4. (Biology) another word for median1, median2, median3
5. (Statistics) another word for median1, median2, median3
6. (Zoology) zoology of or relating to a media
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a speech sound between being fortis and lenis; media
[C16: from Late Latin mediālis, from medius middle]
ˈmedially adv

me•di•al

(ˈmi di əl)

adj.
1. in or pertaining to the middle.
2. pertaining to a mean or average; average.
3. (of a sound or letter) occurring within a word, syllable, or other linguistic unit, as the sounds (i) and (t) in city; not initial or final.
n.
4.
a. a medial sound or letter.
[1560–70; < Late Latin mediālis; see medium, -al1]
me′di•al•ly, adv.

medial

1. Toward the middle.
2. Toward the midline of the body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.medial - dividing an animal into right and left halvesmedial - dividing an animal into right and left halves
mesial - being in or directed toward the midline or mesial plane of the body
2.medial - relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
central - in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position"

medial

adjective
1. At, in, near, or being the center:
Translations
keski-mediaalinensisäpuolinen

medial

[ˈmiːdɪəl] ADJmedial

medial

adj (= in the middle)mittlere(r, s); in (word) medial position (Ling) → im Inlaut

me·di·al

a. medial, localizado-a hacia la línea media.

medial

adj (anat) interno, medial; — thigh muslo interno
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As a medial man I could have no opinion on such a point unless I knew Mr.
He is like a quincunx of trees, which counts five,--east, west, north, or south; or an initial, medial, and terminal acrostic.
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1) The elbow proves a perfect example for this approach, as a focus is made on separating the anatomy and pathology into anterior medial, lateral and posterior regions.
Initial reports indicated Gray had suffered damaged medial ligaments in his right knee.
The first V-shaped groove arms have a varying lengthwise depth that varies between about 2 and 7 millimeters from a shallower depth proximate to a vertex arm region to an increased depth at a medial arm region to a decreased depth at a terminal arm region.
I had an MRI because I was experiencing some knee pain, and the radiologist at my site told me I have osteochondritis on the medial side of my right knee.
One circuit included the medial aspect of the left superior frontal gyrus and the dorsolateral region of the left superior frontal gyrus.
The study found that mathematical beauty activated the same part of the emotional brain - namely the medial orbito-frontal cortex - that is used to appreciate the beauty derived from art or music.
Medial to the scar band, the canal was filled with fibrous tissue.
As for medial short/single plosives, Vork (1972 : 15) wrote that "in Estonian, [the graphemes] b, d and g denote short, voiceless lenis plosives [as in the word luba, kade and lugu].