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Meaning of MEDIAL

Pronunciation:  'meedeeul

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

MEDIAL is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: central, median, mesial



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Me"di*al\, a. [L. medialis, fr. medius middle: cf. F.
    m['e]dial. See {Middle}.]
    Of or pertaining to a mean or average; mean; as, medial
  2. \Me"di*al\, n. (Phonetics)
    See 2d {Media}.
Medical Dictionary
 Definition: The side of the body or bdy part that is nearer to the middle or center (median) of the body. For example, when referring to the knee, medial would mean the side of the knee that is closest to the other knee The opposite of medial is lateral.
Thesaurus Terms
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