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media

 [me´de-ah] (L.)
1. plural of medium.
2. middle.

me·di·a

(mē'dē-ă),
1. Synonym(s): tunica media
2. Plural of medium.
[L. fem. of medius, middle]

media

/me·dia/ (me´de-ah)
1. plural of medium.
2. middle.

media 1

(mē′dē-ə)
n.
A plural of medium. See Usage Note at medium.

media 2

(mē′dē-ə)
n.
The middle, often muscular layer of the wall of a blood vessel.

media

See medium.

media

Environment
Soil, water, air, plants, animals or any other parts of the environment that can contain contaminants.

Informatics
(1) Electronic substrate on which to store information; digital media.
(2) Media with hyperlinks; hypermedia.

Linguistics
Plural of medium.
 
Microbiology
A fluid or gel that contains special nutrients for growing bacteria or other microorganisms from clinical specimens.
 
Vox populi
Any means of mass communication.

me·di·a

(mē'dē-ă)
1. Synonym(s): tunica media.
2. Plural of medium.
[L. fem. of medius, middle]

media

The middle wall of an artery or vein. The media is composed of smooth muscle and elastic fibres and is the thickest of the three layers. Also known as the tunica media.

Media

Substance which contains all the nutrients necessary for bacteria to grow in a culture.
Mentioned in: Legionnaires' Disease

me·di·a

(mē'dē-ă)
1. Synonym(s): tunica media.
2. Plural of medium.
[L. fem. of medius, middle]

media (mē´dēə),

n.pl the plural form of medium. See also medium.

media

[L.]
1. plural of medium.
2. middle, especially the middle coat of a blood vessel, or tunica media.
3. materials used as substrates on which to culture microbiological agents. See also broth.
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