Definitions

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  • adv. In or relating to the middle.
  • adv. In a medial direction or location; near or along the midline.
  • adv. In a medial direction or location; nearer or toward the midline.
  • adv. Inside a word; neither initially nor finally.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In or along the middle; as regards the middle; midway: as, medially situated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a medial position

Etymologies

From medial +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mo., calls medially legalized marijuana a smoke screen for people who want to smoke weed.

    KMBC.com - Local News

  • On the one hand, I breastfed my kids and I think that if it is medially possible, people should at least try to do it.

    Shame And The Mom: A Boob Story | Her Bad Mother

  • MEDICAL WATCH: LT Demetrius Bell, who underwent arthroscopic knee surgery and missed the final seven games of last season, is No. 1 on the depth chart and medially cleared to resume play.

    Buffalo Bills Team Report

  • This film addresses many timely issues surrounding abstinence-only versus comprehensive sex education through following Shelby Knox as she challenges her local community and urges them to incorporate medially-accurate comprehensive sexual health education into Texas high schools.

    WE'VE GOT SHELBY!

  • To get your feet aligned, dont just point your feet forward; rotate each leg medially until your foot points forward.

    ChiRunning

  • Rotate legs medially toward your midline to point feet forward

    ChiRunning

  • I like the "kite" model myself, with a broad cheiropatagium, ankle attachment, and medially-oriented pteroid bone.

    Life's Time Capsule: Pterosaur Gallery

  • Word-final schwa in early Late IE is expected to become PIE *-e# since it only becomes *-o- word-medially in the presence of a following voiced segment and this then explains the thematic vocative case which ends in *-e i.e. the vocative case was endingless causing this Pre-IE schwa to be word-final.

    Inanimate thematics that failed to be converted in Pre-IE?

  • That is, they all seem to be pushed towards neutralization in word-initial and word-final positions with a contrast of lax and tense stops being maintained medially.

    Bronze Age Areal influence in Anatolia and Etruscan

  • So one way to get rid of this problem is to suppose that the voicing occured word-medially instead.

    Archive 2008-06-01

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