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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.
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.
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Adv.1.medially - in a medial position; "this consonant always occurs medially"
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In the bachue species group, which contains most of the species, the first antennal flagellomere is distinctly longer than the second flagellomere, the clypeus is maculated with yellow or cream, the fifth sternum bears stout spines midapically, and the seventh tergum is medially emarginate on its distal margin.
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The internal iliac artery is one of the two divided parts of the common iliac artery, it passes medially over the pelvic brim and runs downward to the pelvic cavity.
Earlier, The Supreme Court on Saturday formed a new medical board comprising Neurosurgeon from Punjab and others prominent doctors of military hospital to medially examine the PPP lawmaker.
KARACHI -- The Supreme Court on Saturday formed a new medical board comprising Neurosurgeon Asif Basheer from Punjab and others prominent doctors of military hospital to medially examine the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) lawmaker Sharjeel Inam Memon who was facing trial in Rs 5.76 billion corruption case.
Brueelia Keler, 1936 (Ischnocera: Philopteridae): Head: Noncircumfasciate; somewhat triangular with anteriorly flat or concave to rounded, truncated posteriorly with smooth temples; hyaline margin engraved medially; ventral carina interrupted at median; antennae monomorphic or sexually dimorphic.
Medially, it was extending 1 cm away from the midline, having smooth surface and distinct margins.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) shows an elongated lesion arising from the AC joint and tracking medially to superficial and within the trapezius muscle (Figures 1 and 2).