# Definition:Median of Triangle

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## Definition

Let $\triangle ABC$ be a triangle.

A **median** is a cevian which bisects the opposite.

In the above diagram, $CD$ is a **median**.

## Also known as

Some sources give this as **midline**, but this term is also used for a different concept.

## Also see

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**Medians of Triangles**can be found here.

## Sources

- 2008: David Nelson:
*The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics*(4th ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Entry:**midline**