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medial

1. Maths relating to an average
2. another word for median
3. Zoology of or relating to a media

medial

[′mē·dē·əl]
(anatomy)
Being internal as opposed to external (lateral).
Toward the midline of the body.
(science and technology)
Located in the middle.
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3 times as long as preceding somite, tapering posteriorly; with naked rounded anal operculum; the two sensilla associated to the anal operculum separated by a gap about as wide as the width of the anal operculum, and displaced medially.
Lower epigastria vessels were identified and 1-cm incisions were made through transverse fascia medially in Hesselbach triangle (Fig.
The most important assessment tool is static postural assessment, which will reveal the characteristic protracted scapulae, medially rotated humeri, hyperkyphotic upper thoracic spine, and an anterior head posture (hypolordotic lower cervical spine and a hyperlordotic upper cervical spine).
Close to its posterior attachment it gives off a small band of fibres (fasciculus), hnown as the posterior meniscofemoral ligament, or the ligament of Wrisberg, passing upward and medially to insert into the medial condyle of the femur, immediately behind the attachment of the posterior cruciate ligament.
Mesoscutum weakly and uniformly reticulate, with setae almost only in a single line along imaginary notaulic courses and a single line laterally; notauli absent; hind margin medially with a distinct, transverse prolongation covering base of scutellum, at each side with about six setae above the small scuto-scutellar grooves.
It extended inferiorly to the right infratemporal fossa, posteriorly to the petrous bone close to the right carotid canal, inferomedially to the right parapharyngeal space, medially to the right lateral nasal wall, anterosuperiorly to the right orbit through the inferior orbital fissure, superoanteriorly compressing the right optic canal and superoposteriorly to the sphenoid bone.
In the diagrams colon (:) has been placed after geminate consonants1 at word final position whereas this method was not applied word medially for the reason that does not show clearer picture of syllable boundaries.
The scan detected a soft tissue structure, 12 x 13 x 14 mm, behind the left eyeball, adjacent to and medially dislodging the optic nerve.
For femoral nerve block, if the needle is too medial, then redirecting it more medially as advised is unlikely to help.
66 times as wide as long; collar narrow; anterior margin feebly sinuate; anterolateral angles slightly produced beyond collar; anterolateral borders deeply concave, angular; lateral borders of hind lobe subparallel, converging anteriorly; posterior margin sinuate; disc medially with longitudinal depression on anterior lobe, flanked by 2 (1 + 1) large callosities; 2 (1 + 1) zig-zag carinae extending fore and hind lobe sublaterally; posterior lobe medially transversely elevated with granulate carina, sloping and shiny anteriorly.