middle scalene muscle n.
A muscle with origin from the costotransverse lamellae of the transverse processes of the second to the sixth cervical vertebrae, with insertion into the first rib posterior to the subclavian artery, with nerve supply from the cervical plexus, and whose action raises the first rib.
[mid-l-es-uh ns] /ˌmɪd lˈɛs əns/ noun 1. the middle-age period of life, especially when considered a difficult time of self-doubt and readjustment.
[mid-l-es-uh ns] /ˌmɪd lˈɛs əns/ noun 1. the middle-age period of life, especially when considered a difficult time of self-doubt and readjustment. adjective middle-aged but exhibiting behavior or having interests more like an adolescent, esp. in choice of activities and fashion Examples The middlescent man tried snowboarding. Word Origin middle + (adole)scent
noun 1. a school intermediate between elementary school and high school, usually encompassing grades five or six through eight. noun 1. (in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 8 or 9 and 12 or 13 Compare first school
[mid-l-seks] /ˈmɪd lˌsɛks/ noun 1. a former county in SE England, now part of Greater London. 2. a borough in central New Jersey. /ˈmɪdəlˌsɛks/ noun 1. a former county of SE England: became mostly part of N and W Greater London in 1965 Middx literally “(land of the) Middle Saxons” (those between Essex and Wessex); […]