medial medial  /ˈmi di əl/


  1. (adj) dividing an animal into right and left halves
  2. (adj) relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle



  1. In cities like Cairo, people cram into every available patch of green space, including the medial strips between traffic lanes.
  2. Complicate things with the idea of pushing the innocent victim, and the medial frontal cortexan area associated with emotionlights up.
  3. To cure medial friction state highway engineers invented the three-lane road.


  1. Erik Kratz undergoes surgery on left knee, out 6-8 weeks

    From beat reporter Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer comes word that Phillies catcher Erik Kratz underwent surgery on Wednesday afternoon to fix a medial meniscus tear in his left knee. He’s expected to need 6-8 weeks of rest and rehab, which plots his return for sometime near late July or early August. Kratz suffered…
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk

  2. Phillies Notes: Kratz needs surgery on left knee

    MINNEAPOLIS - An MRI examination Monday revealed a medial meniscus tear in Erik Kratz's left knee, an injury that will require surgery and could endanger the remainder of his season.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. Erik Kratz to undergo surgery for medial meniscus tear in knee

    Phillies catcher Erik Kratz was placed on the disabled list yesterday with a left knee injury and it turns out that he’ll have to miss an extended period of time. According to, the Phillies announced today that Kratz underwent an MRI which showed a medial meniscus tear. He’ll undergo surgery on the knee, after…
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NBC Sports: HardballTalk


  1. On Scholes, Ferguson added: "We do not know exactly how serious at this moment in time. It looks like medial ligament damage, which would be six to eight weeks - a bit of a blow."
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Times Online

  2. Bruce told the Echo: "He's done his medial ligament. It's not good news, but it's the best we could have hoped."
    on Oct 20, 2009 By: Steve Bruce Source: TeleText

  3. "Dean has hurt his medial knee ligament," West Ham manager Alan Curbishley said. "You could see he was laboring and couldn't really run about. I would think he is very doubtful for England. He couldn't really run near the end so I imagine...
    on Oct 6, 2007 By: Alan Curbishley Source: International Herald Tribune

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