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adverb Anatomy, Zoology.
  1. toward the middle line or plane.
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Origin of mediad

First recorded in 1875–80; medi(al) + -ad3
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Examples from the Web for mediad

Historical Examples

  • The mediad component would increase as the jaw approached full adduction.

    The Adductor Muscles of the Jaw In Some Primitive Reptiles

    Richard C. Fox

British Dictionary definitions for mediad


  1. anatomy zoology situated near the median line or plane of an organism
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