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Meaning of MEDIAL

Pronunciation:  'meedeeul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  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
    alligation.
    
    
  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
 
 Related Terms: amidships, average, banal, center, centermost, central, common, core, equatorial, equidistant, fair, fairish, halfway, indifferent, intercurrent, interior, interjacent, intermediary, intermediate, intervenient, intervening, mean, median, mediocre, mediterranean, medium, mesial, mesne, mezzo, mid, middle, middlemost, middle-of-the-road, middling, midland, midmost, midships, midway, moderate, normal, nuclear, ordinary, routine, standard, usual
 

 

 

 

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