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median British & World English

Denoting or relating to a value or quantity lying at the midpoint of a frequency distribution of observed values or quantities, such that there is an equal probability of falling above or below it

Median British & World English

Of or relating to Media, an ancient region of Asia to the south-west of the Caspian Sea

median line British & World English

Anatomy, Zoology, and Botany, any line in the median plane, especially the midline.

median vein British & World English

A vein occupying a middle or midline position; specifically a major vein of the forearm.

median artery British & World English

An artery occupying a middle or midline position; specifically a branch of the anterior interosseous artery that accompanies the median nerve.

median nerve British & World English

A nerve occupying a middle or midline position; specifically a main nerve of the forearm that arises from the medial and lateral cords of the brachial plexus.

median plane British & World English

The plane that divides a body, organ, etc., into (roughly) symmetrical halves; the sagittal plane.

median valley British & World English

A submarine valley which lies along the axis of a relatively slow-spreading oceanic ridge.

interno-median British & World English

Situated between the median and inner regions of a part, especially between the internal and median veins (or within the median vein) of a wing.

median eminence British & World English

A slightly raised area of the tuber cinereum of the hypothalamus, at the base of the infundibulum.

median lethal dose British & World English

The dose of a drug or of ionizing radiation that kills 50 per cent of test subjects; symbol LD50.

median strip in median British & World English

North American term for central reservation.

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