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copula

 [kop´u-lah]
any connecting part or structure.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The above Greek nominal sentence is translated in CPA as a tripartite sentence with an additional personal pronoun [phrase omitted], even though there is no copula in Greek.
To show the impact of tail dependence on the value of loan guarantees, we first estimate the allocations of capital assuming that the losses from the two programs are independent, and then report the losses estimated with tail dependence fitted using a Gumbel copula. The premiums and the TVaR of the program losses are reported in Table 3 (above).
For example, a phrase with the zero copula, t'ejez (11a), is in postposition to a definite/possessive case noun (or a pronominal subject); in an attributive phrase, t'ejez (11b) stands in preposition to an argument used in the indefinite, definite, and possessive case.
(1) The first condition on the copula, the condition that C(0, v) = 0 for all v, means that if u = 0, then C(m, v) = 0.
The C-Convolution operator is closed with respect to mixtures of copula functions.
Estimation of the Copula Parameter and Goodness-of-Fit Statistics.
Copula modeling is used to incorporate dependencies and we extend the dependent decision tree approach proposed by Wang and Dyer (2012) to formulate an optimization problem into a standard decision tree approach.
A copula can be simulated by using different approaches depending on the family they belong to, e.g., Gaussian, Archimedean, Extreme-value, and others.
The current study design did not permit distinction between the hypotheses that weight bearing slows down females and that slower-moving females are more likely to be found in copula because they are less able to escape from males.
Chen, "Probabilistic load flow computation using Copula and Latin hypercube sampling", IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, vol.