(redirected from median nerve)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to median nerve: median nerve test, median nerve injury


In a data set, the value that half the data points fall below and half the data points fall above. It is used along with the mean; it is not as influenced by extreme values as the mean.


The middle number of a series. See also mean, which includes examples.

References in periodicals archive ?
A wrist brace is a good first treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome because it stops the hand from flexing at the wrist, further compressing the median nerve.
When the recipient nerve was the median nerve, the muscle strength recovery rate after CC7 nerve transfer was 0.
Estimating the prevalence of delayed median nerve conduction in the general population.
The Tinel's sign involves percussion over the median nerve along from forearm to the wrist in proximal distal direction.
In the arm, variations of the nerves innervating the ventral compartment such as musculocutaneous and median nerves are more frequent (1).
Management of intraneural fibro-lipoma of the median nerve and the role of Pressure-Specified Sensory Device (PSSD) for the patient's motor and sensorial evaluations.
8) Patients often report nocturnal pain or paresthesia in the distal median nerve distribution, comprising the palmar surface of the thumb, index, middle, and radial half of the ring finger.
Third Head of Biceps Brachii Muscie associated with muscuiocutaneous and median nerve biiaterai communication and with a communicating branch between median nerve roots.
CTS is a collection of symptoms, occurring as a result of compression of the median nerve and is responsible for 90 per cent of all entrapment neuropathies (Walker, 2010).
It may be found outside the coracobrachialis muscle and joining the median nerve in 1 out of 5 individuals.
9-12) Nerve conduction measurement is often performed on the median nerve to determine whether certain entrapment neuropathies are present, and nerve conduction studies are considered the gold standard or has criterion-related validation when assessing the electrophysiological status of the peripheral nerve.
As is usual, the brachial artery was at first medial to the humerus, and then gradually spiralled anterior to it, reaching the midpoint of the cubital fossa, lateral to the median nerve.