Definitions

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  • adj. Next to the median (on either side).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Next to the median (on either side).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated near but not at the middle; specifically, in conchology, admedian; lying next the middle line on each side, as certain teeth of the radula. Also submedial.

Etymologies

sub- +‎ median (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Basal streak: in Noctuid moths, extends from base, through the submedian interspace to the t.a. line.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Median space: in Lepidoptera, is the area between the median lines: in Odonata, the cubital cell (Comst.); the space at base between submedian (radius) and postcosta (st anal); by Selys in 1896 and later used in the sense of medial cell of Comst.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Claviform: club-like in form; specifically, in Noctuid moths an elongate spot or mark extending from the t.a. line through the submedian interspace, toward and sometimes to the t.p. line.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

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