- a medial sound or letter.
- media2(def 1).
- media literacy,
- medial cord of brachial plexus,
- medial crest,
- medial cuneiform bone,
- medial cutaneous nerve of arm,
- medial cutaneous nerve of calf
Origin of medial
Examples from the Web for medial
When the ends are brought together by rotation of these arytenoid cartilages, the medial surfaces touch.The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor
The motion rapidly decreased on approaching the medial moraines brought down by the branches from the east.Along Alaska's Great River|Frederick Schwatka
Professor Viola has observed that men who have a very large number of medial measurements are singularly handsome.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
Separation of the epiphysis and fracture of the medial epicondyle are treated on the same lines as supra-condylar fracture.
The pars interna is the largest of the three heads and covers most of the medial surface of the crus.Myology and Serology of the Avian Family Fringillidae|William B. Stallcup
Word Origin for medial
1560s, "pertaining to a mathematical mean," from Late Latin medialis "of the middle," from Latin medius "in the middle," from PIE *medhyo- "middle" (cf. Sanskrit madhyah, Avestan madiya- "middle," Greek mesos, Gothic midjis, Old English midd "middle," Old Church Slavonic medzu "between," Armenian mej "middle"); perhaps related to PIE root *me- "between." Meaning "occupying a middle position" is attested from 1721.
"a medial letter," 1776, from medial (adj.).