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Medial

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from the Latin: medius — middle
German: Medial

Definition

Medial is a term that derives from the topographical anatomy and an adjective with the meanings: Located in or directed toward the middle; pertaining to, situated in, or oriented toward the midline of the body; closer to the body's midline.

Example: the medial side of the spleen

The opposite of medial is lateral.

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