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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.
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.
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1. of or situated in the middle
2. ordinary or average in size
3. (Mathematics) maths relating to an average
6. (Zoology) zoology of or relating to a media
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a speech sound between being fortis and lenis; media
[C16: from Late Latin mediālis, from medius middle]
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me•di•al(ˈmi di əl)
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.
a. a medial sound or letter.
b. media 2 (def. 2) .
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1. Toward the middle.
2. Toward the midline of the body.
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|Adj.||1.||medial - 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"
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medial[ˈmiːdɪəl] ADJ → medial
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a. medial, localizado-a hacia la línea media.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
medialadj (anat) interno, medial; — thigh muslo interno
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