|1.||[ adjective ] (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"
|Related terms:||statistics normal|
|2.||[ adjective ] relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle|
|3.||[ adjective ] (anatomy) dividing an animal into right and left halves|
|4.||[ noun ] (mathematics,statistics) the value below which 50% of the cases fall|
|Related terms:||average statistics|