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biostatistics

 [bi″o-stah-tis´tiks]
the application of statistics to biology, medicine, nursing, and other health-related professions.

bi·o·sta·tis·tics

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

biostatistics

/bio·sta·tis·tics/ (-stah-tis´tiks) biometry.

biostatistics

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

biostatistics

[-stətis′tiks]
numeric data on births, deaths, diseases, injuries, and other factors affecting the general health and condition of human populations. Also called vital statistics.

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.

bi·o·sta·tis·tics

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

biostatistics

vital statistics.
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of South Carolina, Charleston) explore the Bayesian approach to biostatistics by looking at its application in a wide variety of medical areas, among them epidemiology, exploratory clinical studies, health promotion studies, and clinical trials.
De Muth was Chair of the USP Expert Committee on Biostatistics from 2000-2005.