medial

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adjective me·di·al \ˈmē-dē-əl\

Definition of medial

  1. 1 :  mean, average

  2. 2a :  being or occurring in the middleb :  extending toward the middle; especially :  lying or extending toward the median axis of the body

  3. 3 :  situated between the extremes of initial and final in a word or morpheme

medial

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medially

play \-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of medial in a Sentence

  1. four is the medial number between one and seven

Origin and Etymology of medial

Late Latin medialis, from Latin medius


First Known Use: 1570


Medical Dictionary

medial

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adjective me·di·al \ˈmēd-ē-əl\

Medical Definition of medial

  1. 1:  lying or extending in the middle; especially of a body part :  lying or extending toward the median axis of the body the medial surface of the tibia

  2. 2:  of or relating to the media of a blood vessel necrosis and lipid deposition with medial involvement

medially

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