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medial

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. 1. relating to or denoting the parts of the body that are closest to the median plane of the body. 2. relating to or situated in the central region of an...

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medial

Bas Aarts.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 168 words.

Designating or occurring in the middle of a linguistic unit (a *clause, *phrase, etc.); hence medial

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medial

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 188 words.

Designating or occurring in the middle of a linguistic unit. (Medial position is also called MID-POSITION.)

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medial

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 36 words.

1 Neither initial nor final. E.g. in created stress falls on a medial syllable: [kriːˈeɪtɪd].

2 (Clause, form of verb)

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medial

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 37 words.

1. Neither initial nor final. E.g. in created stress falls on a medial syllable: [kriːˈeɪtɪd].

2. (Clause, form of verb) that can only appear as the...

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Medial pterygoid

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 28 words.

Origin:

Pterygoid fossa from lateral pterygoid process.

Insertion:

Medial surface of ramus and angle of the mandible.

Action:

Upward, medial

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Medial pterygoid

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

Origin:

Pterygoid fossa from lateral pterygoid process.

Insertion:

Medial surface of ramus and angle of the mandible.

Action:

Upward, medial and...

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medial rectus

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 28 words.

One of six extraocular muscles controlling eye movement. The medial rectus causes *adduction of the globe. It is innervated

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medial canthus

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 22 words.

The angle formed by the meeting of the upper and lower eyelid at the medial aspect of the *palpebral

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Medial cadence

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Theory and Analysis; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques. 57 words.

[inverted cadence]

A Cadence whose penultimate chord is in inversion, as opposed to a ‘radical cadence’, whose chords are in root position. In some American writings the...

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Medial Thighplasty

Dennis J. Hurwitz.

in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

March 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. 3052 words.

Learning Objectives: The reader is presumed to have a broad understanding of plastic surgical procedures and concepts. After studying this article, the participant should be...

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Medial Existence

Emanuele Coccia.

in Sensible Life

February 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 803 words.

This chapter discusses the medial existence (in the medium) of images as a form of survival. It suggests that the medium should not be viewed as a purely cognitive or noetic space, noting...

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Medial plantar nerve

Overview page. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

L4–L5: Supplies the medial forefoot.

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Medial plantar nerve

Andrew Hodges.

in A-Z of Plastic Surgery

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 9 words.

L4–L5: Supplies the medial forefoot.

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medial canthal tendon

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 22 words.

The fibrous band attaching the medial ends of the *tarsal plates to the *maxilla at the medial orbital

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hip medial rotator

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 46 words.

A muscle that affects hip medial rotation. The main medial rotators are the gluteus medius, gracilis, semitendinosus, and the semimembranosus...

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hip medial rotator

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A muscle that affects hip medial rotation. The main medial rotators are the gluteus medius, gracilis, semitendinosus, and the semimembranosus Medial rotators are weak in comparison to the...

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medial capsular ligament

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A deep layer of the medial collateral ligament of the knee attaching the femoral condyle to the tibia. A collision, blow, or twist that forces the knee inwards, often sprains the medial...

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Lateral and medial epicondylitis

Nick Phillips.

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

August 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Rheumatology. 1994 words.

Most common in middle age.

Classically ECRB affected laterally, Pronator teres and FCR medially.

H...

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medial capsular ligament

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 42 words.

A deep layer of the medial collateral ligament of the knee attaching the femoral condyle to the tibia. A collision, blow, or twist that forces the knee inwards, often sprains the medial...

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Medial Branch Blocks

Benjamin Duckles and Peter K. Yi.

in Interventional Pain Medicine

April 2012; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Clinical Skills. 1907 words.

Chapter 3.3 covers medial branch blocks, including indications, contraindications, functional anatomy, equipment and preparation, medications, technique, and complications.

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