As nouns,
**norm** is a hypernym of
**median**; that is, **norm** is a
word with a broader meaning than **median**:

**median**: the number midway between the two middle numbers in a series containing an even or odd number of items**norm**: a statistic describing the location of a distribution

Other hypernyms of median include
average.

median (noun) | norm (noun) |
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the number midway between the two middle numbers in a series containing an even or odd number of items | a statistic describing the location of a distribution |

a standard or model or pattern regarded as typical |

median (adjective) | norm (adjective) |
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relating to or situated in or extending toward the middle | |

dividing an animal into right and left halves | |

relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values) |

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