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Median

Me´di`an   Pronunciation: mē´dĭ`an
a.1.Being in the middle; running through the middle; as, a median groove.
2.(Zool.) 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.
n.1.(Geom.) A median line or point.
Noun1.median - the value below which 50% of the cases fall
Synonyms: median value
Adj.1.median - 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"
Synonyms: average
2.median - dividing an animal into right and left halves
Synonyms: medial
3.median - relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle
Synonyms: medial
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