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## median |

3 definitions found From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Median \Me"di*an\, a. [L. medianus fr medius middle. See {Medial}.] 1. Being in the middle; running through the middle; as a median groove. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Situated in the middle; lying in a plane dividing a bilateral animal into right and left halves; -- said of unpaired organs and parts as median coverts. {Median line}. a (Anat.) Any line in the mesial plane; specif., either of the lines in which the mesial plane meets the surface of the body. b (Geom.) The line drawn from an angle of a triangle to the middle of the opposite side any line having the nature of a diameter. {Median plane} (Anat.), the mesial plane. {Median point} (Geom.), the point where the three median lines of a triangle mutually intersect. From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]: Median \Me"di*an\, n. (Geom.) A median line or point. From WordNet r 1.6 [wn]: median adj 1: (statistics) relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in an even-numbered set); "the median value of 17, 20, and 36 is 20"; "the median income for the year was $15,000" [syn: {median(a)}, {average}] 2: dividing an animal into right and left halves [syn: {medial}] 3: relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle [syn: {medial}] n : the value below which 50% of the cases fall

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