- middle; intermediate
- designating a line extending from a vertex of a triangle to the middle of the opposite side
- designating a line joining the midpoints of the nonparallel sides of a trapezoid

- designating the plane that divides a body or part into symmetrical parts
- situated in this plane

- Statistics
- designating the middle number in a series containing an odd number of items (Ex.: 7 in the series 1, 4, 7, 16, 43)
- designating the number midway between the two middle numbers in a series containing an even number of items (Ex.: 10 in the series 3, 4, 8, 12, 46, 72)

Origin of median

Classical Latin*medianus*from

*medius*, middle: see mid

- a median number, point, or line
- an artery, vein, nerve, etc. in the middle of the body or along the imaginary plane that bisects the body into the right and left halves
- the strip of land separating the lanes of opposing traffic of a divided highwayin full median strip