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median

adjective uk   us   /ˈmiː.di.ən/ specialized

median adjective (MATHEMATICS)

mathematics The median value is the middle one in a set of values arranged in order of size: Median household income fell last year.

median adjective (MEDICAL)

medical near the centre of the body, rather than the sides: the median nerve

median

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈmiː.di.ən/ specialized
the value that is the middle one in a set of values arranged in order of size
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