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medial

me·di·al

medial

 
pronunciation:
mi di l
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in, at, toward, or pertaining to the middle; median.
similar words:
central
definition 2: of or pertaining to the axis that separates a body or part into symmetrical sections.
similar words:
central
definition 3: in phonetics, being a letter, group of letters, or sound in the middle of a word.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in phonetics, a sound characterized by a release of breath after a stoppage; voiced stop.
definition 2: in phonetics, a letter, group of letters, or sound in the middle of a word.
derivation: medially (adv.)
Word Parts
The word medial contains the following part:
medi Latin root that means middle
synonyms:
meso-