What is medial?

  • (adj): Dividing an animal into right and left halves.
    Synonyms: median
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In abstract algebra, a medial magma (or medial groupoid) is a set with a binary operation which satisfies the identity

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Medial - Generalizations
... The term medial or (more commonly) entropic is also used for a generalization to multiple operations ... algebra if every two operations satisfy a generalization of the medial identity ...

More definitions of "medial":

  • (adj): Relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle.
    Synonyms: median