Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adverb in a medial position

Etymologies

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From medial +‎ -ly.

Examples

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

    KMBC.com - Local News

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

    KMBC.com - Local News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • 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!

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

    Life's Time Capsule: Pterosaur Gallery

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-01-01

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

    ChiRunning

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