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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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