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copula

 [kop´u-lah]
any connecting part or structure.

cop·u·la

(kop'yū-lă),
1. In anatomy, a narrow part connecting two structures, for example, the body of the hyoid bone.
2. A swelling formed during the early development of the tongue by the medial portions of the second pharyngeal arches; it is overgrown by the hypopharyngeal eminence and is not present in the adult tongue.
3. Obsolete term for zygote.
[L. a bond, tie]

copula

/cop·u·la/ (kop´u-lah)
1. any connecting part or structure.
2. a median ventral elevation on the embryonic tongue formed by union of the second pharyngeal arches and playing a role in tongue development.

copula

[kop′ū·lə]
Etymology: L
1 any connecting part or structure.
2 a median ventral elevation on the embryonic tongue, formed by union of the second pharyngeal arches, that represents the future root of the tongue. Also called copula linguae.

cop·u·la

(kop'yū-lă)
1. anatomy a narrow part connecting two structures (e.g., the body of the hyoid bone).
2. A swelling that is formed during the early development of the tongue by the medial portion of the second pharyngeal arch; it is overgrown by the hypobranchial eminence and is not present in the adult tongue.
[L. a bond, tie]

cop·u·la

(kop'yū-lă)
1. In anatomy, narrow part connecting two structures.
2. Swelling formed during early development of the tongue by medial portions of second pharyngeal arches.
[L. a bond, tie]

copula

any connecting part or structure.
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The application of conditional information set of Copula model mainly is realized through introducing GARCH model into the marginal distribution.
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En tercer lugar, y a consecuencia de esto ultimo, el enfoque aludido supone una asuncion (en nuestra opinion) demasiado fuerte, relacionada con la adhesion a la definicion de la copula como elemento carente de propiedades aspectuales propias (cf.
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A Gaussian copula represents the joint CDF of all marginal CDFs using a multivariate Gaussian distribution.
All these constructions have their counterparts in Miina Norvik's material of the analysed Livonian data, the construction with indirect subject DAT + copula bija/bus + infinitive in particular, which is common in contemporary spoken Latvian, but which was previously widely used across all registers (Latviesu valodas gramatika 2013 : 490), and therefore it could be discussed in the context of the future forms of the Livonian verb.
The Clayton copula shows lower tail dependence, while the Gumbel copula shows upper tail dependence.
Equation (4) reveals how to construct the copula function of a multivariate distribution with given marginal distributions.
The copula that best fits the data is the t-student, it presents the maximum likelihood and AIC, and minimizes the BIC and HQ criteria.
Los camelidos sudamericanos son especies de ovulacion inducida (San Martin et al, 1968); es decir, que necesitan un estimulo durante la copula para que se produzca la liberacion del ovocito.