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medial
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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Definition
relating to the middle
in various senses, including:
  • situated in or extending toward the middle — as in "the medial prefrontal cortex"
  • average or ordinary — as in "medial length"
  • zoology:  dividing an animal into right and left halves
  • phonetics:  pronounced in the middle of the mouth
  • linguistics:  a sound, syllable, or letter occurring between the initial and final positions in a word
  • ...simulated or dissimulated, the acardiac foetus in foetu and aprosopia due to a congestion, the agnathia of certain chinless Chinamen (cited by Mr Candidate Mulligan) in consequence of defective reunion of the maxillary knobs along the medial line so that (as he said) one ear could hear what the other spoke, the benefits of anesthesia or twilight sleep, the prolongation of labour pains in advanced gravidancy by reason of pressure on the vein, the premature relentment of the amniotic...
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (60% in)
  • He unbuttoned successively in reversed direction waistcoat, trousers, shirt and vest along the medial line of irregular incrispated black hairs extending in triangular convergence from the pelvic basin over the circumference of the abdomen and umbilicular fossicle along the medial line of nodes to the intersection of the sixth pectoral vertebrae, thence produced both ways at right angles and terminating in circles described about two equidistant points, right and left, on the summits...
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (61% in)
  • ...in reversed direction waistcoat, trousers, shirt and vest along the medial line of irregular incrispated black hairs extending in triangular convergence from the pelvic basin over the circumference of the abdomen and umbilicular fossicle along the medial line of nodes to the intersection of the sixth pectoral vertebrae, thence produced both ways at right angles and terminating in circles described about two equidistant points, right and left, on the summits of the mammary prominences.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (61% in)

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