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curvilinear

[cur′vilin′ē·ər]
Etymology: L, curvus, bent, linea, line
pertaining to a curved line.

curvilinear

(kĕr′vĕ-lĭn″ē-ăr)
Concerning or pert. to a curved line.

curvilinear

a line appearing as a curve; nonlinear.

curvilinear regression
see curvilinear regression.
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Northern pike year-class strength was curvilinearly related to mean combined March, April, and May air temperature, corresponding to the time period when northern pike are spawning, hatching, and entering their juvenile life stages.
In each of 2 yr, animal daily gains decreased curvilinearly with increasing SR from 2.
In a series of articles (2, 4, 5, 6), Matsubara explores the characteristics of linearly and curvilinearly tapered coathanger dies.
Total Fe concentration in cave cricket bodies relates curvilinearly to size and increases at HFLs both above and below the calculated (near adult) HFL length of 18.
However, the BAP concentration of runoff from the same Kirkland silt loam soil cultivated with wheat was curvilinearly related to surface soil strip P [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 6 OMITTED].
The discussion tended to increase curvilinearly with number of living children with maximum attained at parity four.
I sorted plots and the accompanying descriptions into four patterns: (1) constant (at any level), (2) gradually increasing or decreasing linearly or curvilinearly (like a learning curve), (3) fluctuating with discrete episodes of crisis or change, or (4) changing randomly but continually.
9) strength may be curvilinearly associated with functional status so that the most evident association would be found among the very frail elderly.
Neither assumption is correct: net costs of transport increase curvilinearly at maximal speeds within any particular gait (e.
26] These two dimensions are hypothesized to be related curvilinearly to family health.
Eggum (1973) demonstrated in rats that the apparent fecal CP digestibility in soybean meal (SBM) increased curvilinearly with increasing dietary CP content.