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the determination of intermediate values in a series on the basis of observed values.
interpolation/in·ter·po·la·tion/ (in-ter″po-la´shun) the determination of intermediate values in a series on the basis of observed values.
1 the transfer of tissues, as in plastic surgery or transplantation.
2 (in statistics) the introduction of an estimated intermediate value of a variable between known values.
Surgical excision of tissue from one site for transfer to another site.
1. surgical transplantation of tissue.
2. use a range of values in order to determine the value of a function at a point within the range. See also extrapolation.