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an·a·lyt·ic

, analytical (an'ă-lit'ik, -i-kăl),
1. Relating to analysis.
2. Relating to psychoanalysis.

an·a·lyt·ic

, analytical (an'ă-lit'-ik, -i-kăl)
1. Relating to analysis.
2. Relating to psychoanalysis.

analysis

(a-nal'i-sis) plural.analyses [ ana- + Gr. -lysis]
1. Separation of anything into its constituent parts.
2. Psychoanalysis. Particular analyses are listed under the first word. See: e.g., blood gas analysis; continuous-flow analysis; hair specimen analysis
analytic (an?al-it'ik), adjectiveanalytically (i-k(a-)le)

analytical, analytic

pertaining to or emanating from analysis.

analytical control
control of confounding by analysis of the results of a trial or test.
analytical epidemiology
draws statistical inferences, mostly about causes, about disease in populations based on available samples of it.
analytical methods
techniques used to draw statistical inferences including multiple regression, path analysis, discriminate analysis and logistic analysis.
analytical study
a method for testing a hypothesis as part of an investigation of the association between a disease and possible causes of the disease.
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