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midrange

Epidemiology
The halfway point or midpoint in a set of observations. For most data, the midrange is the sum of the smallest observation and the largest observation, divided by 2; for age data, 1 is added to the numerator. A midrange is usually calculated as an intermediate step in determining other measures.
 
Informatics
adjective Referring to a minicomputer—i.e., one between a microcomputer and a mainframe (distinctions which are no longer made).
 
Statistics
The mean of the highest and lowest values: (Max + Min)/2.

midrange

Epidemiology The halfway point or midpoint in a set of observations; for most data, MR is calculated as the sum of the smallest observation and the largest observation, divided by 2; for age data, one is added to the numerator; a midrange is usually calculated as an intermediate step in determining other measures Statistics The mean of the highest and lowest values. (Max + Min)/2. See Range.