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quantitative

/quan·ti·ta·tive/ (kwahn´tĭ-ta″tiv)
1. denoting or expressing a quantity.
2. relating to the proportionate quantities or to the amount of the constituents of a compound.

quantitative

[kwon′titā′tiv]
Etymology: L, quantus, how much
capable of being measured.

quantitative

(kwont?i-tat'iv) [L. quantitativus, pert. to quantity]
1. Pert. to measurement.
2. Capable of being counted.
See: qualitative

quantitative

pertaining to observations of a numerical kind, e.g. 50 kg, 2 m, 24 hands.

quantitative characters
features of animal productivity or performance which can be measured quantitatively.
quantitative data
numerical data.
quantitative inheritance
genetic transmission of phenotypes which are quantitative and continuous.
quantitative trait
see quantitative trait.
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