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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MEDIAL

Verbs with medial ck have double preterites, as decken, to cover, pret.

The pleura may reach as high as the medial border of the rib.

Some geologists have called the coal-measures the medial formation.

Accordingly, we may reconstruct the medial man from the truth as found in nature.

Its terminal, lateral, and medial moraines are small but distinct.

The interchange is less common in medial positions: in swndir X 106.

On the medial moraine one mile from the front there was no measureable displacement.

All the rock contours show this, and so do the medial moraines.

The clouds were just coming up as we halted on the medial moraine.

Medial q is usually written (chi), representing the fricative pronunciation: Ealuin and similar.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "pertaining to a mathematical mean," from Late Latin medialis "of the middle," from Latin medius "in the middle," from PIE *medhyo- "middle" (cf. Sanskrit madhyah, Avestan madiya- "middle," Greek mesos, Gothic midjis, Old English midd "middle," Old Church Slavonic medzu "between," Armenian mej "middle"); perhaps related to PIE root *me- "between." Meaning "occupying a middle position" is attested from 1721.

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