Median (disambiguation)

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Median may refer to:

Mathematics and statistics[edit]

  • Median (statistics), in statistics, a number that separates the lowest- and highest-value halves
  • Median (geometry), in geometry, a line joining a vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of the opposite side
  • Median algebra, an algebraic triple product generalising the algebraic properties of the majority function
  • Geometric median, a point minimizing the sum of distances to a given set of points

People[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

  • Median (biology) an anatomical term of location, meaning at or towards the central plane of a bilaterally symmetrical organism or structure
  • Median filter, a nonlinear digital filtering technique used to reduce noise in images
  • Median nerve, a nerve in humans and other animals located in the upper limb, one of the five main nerves originating from the brachial plexus

Other[edit]

  • Median language, the extinct language of the Medes people
  • Median (road), The portion of a divided roadway used to separate opposing traffic. The British equivalent is central reservation
  • Median triangle, an archaeological term referring to the area bounded by Hamadān, Malāyer and Kangāvar in Iran

See also[edit]

  • Medes, an ancient Iranian people who lived in Media, in the northwest of present-day Iran
  • Mediant, in music, the note halfway between the tonic and the dominant
  • Mediant (mathematics), a fraction created from the sums of the numerators and denominators of two other fractions
  • Medial (disambiguation)