mediastinotomy me·di·as·ti·not·o·my (mē’dē-ās’tə-nŏt’ə-mē)
Incision into the mediastinum.
[mee-dee-a-stahy-nuh m] /ˌmi di æˈstaɪ nəm/ noun, plural mediastina [mee-dee-a-stahy-nuh] /ˌmi di æˈstaɪ nə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy. 1. a median septum or partition between two parts of an organ, or paired cavities of the body. 2. the partition separating the right and left thoracic cavities, formed of the two inner pleural walls, and, in humans, […]
- Mediastinum testis
mediastinum testis n. A mass of connective tissue at the back of the testis that encloses the rete testis.
- Media studies
noun the study of mass media, esp. as an academic subject concerned with the nature and effects of the media upon individuals and society Examples He is working on a Master’s in Media Studies. Usage Note pl.
[verb mee-dee-eyt; adjective mee-dee-it] /verb ˈmi diˌeɪt; adjective ˈmi di ɪt/ verb (used with object), mediated, mediating. 1. to settle (disputes, strikes, etc.) as an intermediary between parties; reconcile. 2. to bring about (an agreement, accord, truce, peace, etc.) as an intermediary between parties by compromise, reconciliation, removal of misunderstanding, etc. 3. to effect (a […]