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medial
used in Middlemarch

2 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
  • As a medial man I could have no opinion on such a point unless I knew Mr. Tyke, and even then I should require to know the cases in which he was applied.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (4% in)
  • As to all the higher questions which determine the starting-point of a diagnosis—as to the philosophy of medial evidence—any glimmering of these can only come from a scientific culture of which country practitioners have usually no more notion than the man in the moon.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (3% in)

There are no more uses of "medial" in Middlemarch.

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