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biostatistics

 [bi″o-stah-tis´tiks]
the application of statistics to biology, medicine, nursing, and other health-related professions.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·o·sta·tis·tics

(bī'ō-stă-tis'tiks),
The science of statistics applied to biologic or medical data.
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biostatistics

(bī′ō-stə-tĭs′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
Application of statistics to the analysis of biological and medical data.
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biostatistics

(1) A branch of applied statistics which deals with the statistical evaluation of experimental research or clinical trials.
(2) The use of statistics to analyse biological and medical data.
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bi·o·sta·tis·tics

(bī'ō-stă-tis'tiks)
The science of statistics applied to biologic or medical data.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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