Greek Attic comedy of the 4th century b.c. The few extant fragments are characterized chiefly by a realistic depiction of everyday life.
- Middle common room
noun 1. (in certain universities and colleges) a common room for the use of postgraduate students Compare junior common room, senior common room
- Middle constrictor muscle of pharynx
middle constrictor muscle of pharynx n. A muscle with its origin in the stylohyoid ligament and the hyoid bone, with insertion to the pharyngeal raphe in the posterior wall of the pharynx, with nerve supply from the pharyngeal plexus, and whose action narrows the pharynx in swallowing.
noun 1. former name of the People’s Republic of the Congo. noun 1. one of the four territories of former French Equatorial Africa, in W central Africa: became an autonomous member of the French Community, as the Republic of the Congo, in 1958
- Middle cuneiform bone
middle cuneiform bone n. See intermediate cuneiform bone.