Panduriform: violin shaped: oblong, with rounded ends, medially constricted.
The curved figure shown in b represents three feathers; a large one on each side, inclosing a medially smaller member.
The premaxillaries are separated from each other medially and from the maxillaries laterally by dense connective tissue.
medially the nasals overlap the lateral margins of the sphenethmoid.
medially, the concave margin of the postorbital meets the supratemporal for about 3.5 mm.
medially this attachment continues posteriorly for about one-half the length of the hyoglossus.
The head inclines towards the affected side, and the tip of the shoulder tends to pass slightly downward, forward, and medially.
The displacement is usually incomplete, and the foot may either pass backward and medially, or backward and laterally.
Figure a of the same plate is characterized by a medially placed triangle and a graceful pendant from which hangs seven feathers.
When the foot passes backward and medially, the head of the talus projects on the outer part of the dorsum, resting on the cuboid.
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.
"a medial letter," 1776, from medial (adj.).
medial me·di·al (mē'dē-əl)
Relating to, situated in, or extending toward the middle; median.
Being or relating to an average or a mean.