# Definition of Median. Meaning of Median. Synonyms of Median

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## Definition of Median

Median
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.
Median
Median Me"di*an, n. (Geom.) A median line or point.

## Meaning of Median from wikipedia

- In statistics and probability theory, the median is the value separating the higher half from the lower half of a data sample, a po****tion, or a probability...
- In computer science, the median of medians is an approximate (median) selection algorithm, frequently used to supply a good pivot for an exact selection...
- Ancient Gr****: Μῆδοι Mêdoi) were an ancient Iranian people who spoke the Median language and who inhabited an area known as Media between western and northern...
- The median income is the income amount that divides a po****tion into two equal groups, half having an income above that amount, and half having an income...
- The median nerve is a nerve in humans and other animals in the upper limb. It is one of the five main nerves originating from the brachial plexus. The...
- The median plane also called a mid-sagittal plane is used to describe the sagittal plane as it bisects the body vertically through the midline marked by...
- The median eminence, part of the inferior boundary of the hypothalamus in the brain, is attached to the infundibulum. The median eminence is a small swelling...
- The Median multiple or Median house price to income ratio is used to indicate the affordability of housing in any given community. The Median house price...
- The median filter is a non-linear digital filtering technique, often used to remove noise from an image or signal. Such noise reduction is a typical pre-processing...
- Mood's median test is a special case of Pearson's chi-squared test. It is a nonparametric test that tests the null hypothesis that the medians of the...