media

(redirected from Medias)
Also found in: Dictionary, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

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 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

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]
References in periodicals archive ?
As we can see in the last quote above, some of the sixth graders' responses demonstrated a concern for the potential effects on audiences of this portrayal, illustrating another media literacy principle.
The sixth graders' responses also demonstrated an integration of interpersonal conflict mediation and the analysis of media violence.
The curriculum that we have designed, implemented, and assessed attempts to provide sixth graders with information that may be useful to them as they negotiate media and conflict in their lives.
So why is it a problem if our reactions to the media themselves add to the "clutter"?
Other times, he wanders out of the forest altogether, especially when he forgets the book's purpose and slips into writing about the media's content after all.