Associations to the word «Medial»


MEDIAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to a mean or average.
MEDIAL, adjective. In or near the middle; not at either end.
MEDIAL, adjective. (anatomy) Pertaining to the inside; closer to the midline.
MEDIAL, adjective. (entomology) Of or pertaining to the media and/or the areas of the wing next to it.
MEDIAL, adjective. (linguistics) Closer to the addressee.
MEDIAL, adjective. (linguistics) (of a consonant) Central: produced when air flows across the center of the mouth over the tongue.
MEDIAL, noun. One or more letters that occur in the middle of a word.
MEDIAL, noun. Any of various things that occur in the middle.
MEDIAL CAPITAL, noun. A capital letter occurring anywhere in the middle of a word, as in kiSwahili and PlayStation.
MEDIAL COLLATERAL LIGAMENT, noun. (anatomy) One of the four main ligaments of the knee
MEDIAL CUNEIFORM BONE, noun. (skeleton) One of the cuneiform bones of the foot.
MEDIAL GENICULATE NUCLEUS, noun. The nucleus of the thalamus involved in the sense of audition, which receives projections from the inferior colliculus and projects to the primary auditory cortex.
MEDIAL LEMNISCUS, noun. A large ascending bundle of heavily myelinated axons that decussate in the brain stem, specifically in the medulla; it is formed by the crossings of internal arcuate fibers.
MEDIAL MALLEOLUS, noun. The prominence on the inner side of the ankle, formed by the lower end of the tibia.
MEDIAL RECTUS, noun. A muscle in the orbit of the eye.
MEDIAL S, noun. The ſ character, as distinct from the terminal s — the s character.
MEDIAL S'S, noun. Plural of medial s

Dictionary definition

MEDIAL, adjective. Dividing an animal into right and left halves.
MEDIAL, adjective. Relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle.

Wise words

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