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Definition of the adjective medial

What does medial mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. dividing an animal into right and left halves
  2. relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle

Alternative definition of the adjective medial


  1. Of or pertaining to a mean or average.
  2. [anatomy] Pertaining to the inside; closer to the midline.

Definition of the noun medial

What does medial mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: medials

  1. One or more letters that occur in the middle of a word.
  2. Any of various things that occur in the middle.

Phrases with medial

  1. Medial S
  2. medial rectus
  3. Medial Capital
  4. medial condyle
  5. medial geniculate
  6. medial rectus muscle
  7. Medial cuneiform bone
  8. medial geniculate body
  9. Medial geniculate nucleus
  10. Medial collateral ligament

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Google previewA Concise Textbook Of Physiology (1978)

by S. And Kutty, K.M.

Similarly the word medial means the side nearest the midline of the body, and lateral means the side farthest away from the midline. The word superior is used to denote a structure above a reference point, and inferior, something below it.

Google previewGrabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps (2009)

by Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, M.d., Elizabeth J. Hall-Findlay, Bernard T. Lee

CHAPTER 512 - MEDIAL PLANTAR FLAP CHAPTER 513 - LATERAL CALCANEAL. R. E. SHANAHAN EDITORIAL COMMENT This is an excellent flap, particularly for coverage of defects over the calcaneum. The dissection is difficult and the ...

Google previewBergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation (2016)

by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas

McKusick-Kaufman syndrome Meckel's diverticulum with fibrous cord heterotopic tissues variations Meckel's vein see sphenoidal emissary vein medial antebrachial cutaneous nerve radial nerve communications medial anterior thoracic nerve ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

Muscle Pterygold – lateral Pterygoid - medial Rettus – inferior Rectus – lateral Hectus - medial Recius – superior Iriorsion Nero supply Floriction Depresses, laterally rotates and adducts the eye. Abducts the eye. Adducts the eye. Elevates ...

Google previewDictionary of the Feet (1916)

Giving a Complete Definition of the Words and Terms Used in Anatomy, Physiology, Normal and Abnormal Conditions and Mechanical Treatment of the Human Foot, with Pronunciation by William Mathias Scholl

medialis, medial lateralis, lateral intermedius, intermediate superficialis, superficial profundus, deep externus, external interims, internal ulnaris, ulnar radialis, radial tibial, tibial fibular, fibular B. N. A. talus calcaneus os. Cuneiforme primum os.

Google previewCRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics, Second Edition (2002)

by Eric W. Weisstein

Medial Triangle ance is the same as the GREAT TRIAMBIC ICOSAHEDRON (the dual of the GREAT DITRIGONAL ICOSIDODECAHEDRON), since the internal vertices are hidden from view. The medial triambic icosahedron has hidden ...

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2015)

by David Loring

Medial geniculate body (nucleus) *Nucleus of the *thalamus (posterior- inferiormedial) where auditory fibers (*lateral lemniscus) *synapse to the * cerebrum. Medial lemniscus The main ascending somatosensory pathway in the *brainstem ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies: P-Z (2006)

by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer Rolf

There are a number of conditions to consider in the diagnostic process, such as medial tibial stress syndrome, tibialis anterior syndrome, stress fractures, nerve entrapment, or different compartment syndromes. 'Shin splints' is another word for ...

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Scrabble value of M3E1D2I1A1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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