# histogram

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## histogram

[his´to-gram]
a graph in which values found in a quantitative study are represented by lines or symbols placed horizontally or vertically, to indicate frequency distribution.
Leading causes of death in the United States, 1999.

## his·to·gram

(his'tō-gram),
1. A graphic columnar or bar representation to compare the magnitudes of frequencies or numbers of items.
2. Graphic representation of the frequency distribution of a variable, in which rectangles are drawn with their bases on a uniform linear scale representing intervals, and their heights are proportional to the values within each of the intervals.
[histo- + G. gramma, a writing]

## histogram

/his·to·gram/ (his´to-gram) a graph in which values found in a statistical study are represented by vertical bars or rectangles.

## histogram

[his′təgram′]
Etymology: Gk, histos + gramma, record
(in research) a graph showing the values of one or more variables plotted against time or against frequency of occurrence. A graph of a patient's temperature, pulse, and respiration is an example of a histogram.

## his·to·gram

(his'tō-gram)
A bar chart representing a frequency distribution; heights of the bars indicate degree of frequency.
[histo- + G. gramma, a writing]

## histogram

a diagram showing a frequency distribution by means of rectangular areas. See FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION and Fig. 166 .

## his·to·gram

(his'tō-gram)
Graphic columnar or bar representation to compare magnitudes of frequencies or numbers of items.
[histo- + G. gramma, a writing]

## histogram,

n a bar graph; a graphic representation of a frequency distribution.

## histogram

a graph in which values found in a statistical study are represented by lines or symbols placed horizontally or vertically, to indicate frequency distribution.
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