[mee-dee-uh s]

noun, plural me·di·i [mee-dee-ahy] /ˈmi diˌaɪ/. Anatomy.

the middle finger.

Origin of medius

1555–65; < Latin: middle (adj.); see mid1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for medius

Historical Examples of medius

  • "You could do no better than to play the parts that Posidonius might give you," interrupted Medius.

  • Medius did not leave till near midnight and Herse then sent them all to bed.

  • She had no alternative but to return with Medius, and take refuge under his roof.

  • Medius himself, in spite of the scorching sun, could not be still.

  • How she made her way back to the house of Medius once more she never knew.

medius in Medicine




Of, relating to, or being an anatomical structure that is between two other similar structures or that is midway in position; middle.
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