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media

 [me´de-ah] (L.)
1. plural of medium.
2. middle.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·di·a

(mē'dē-ă),
1. Synonym(s): tunica media
2. Plural of medium.
[L. fem. of medius, middle]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·di·a

(mē'dē-ă)
1. Synonym(s): tunica media.
2. Plural of medium.
[L. fem. of medius, middle]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Media

Substance which contains all the nutrients necessary for bacteria to grow in a culture.
Mentioned in: Legionnaires' Disease
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·di·a

(mē'dē-ă)
1. Synonym(s): tunica media.
2. Plural of medium.
[L. fem. of medius, middle]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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