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biserial

Syllabification: bi·se·ri·al
Pronunciation: /ˌbīˈsirēəl
 
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Definition of biserial in English:

adjective

Statistics
1Referring to the correlation between two sets measurements, one of which is dichotomous.
Example sentences
  • The point biserial correlation allows the researcher to correlate continuous and dichotomous data.
  • In addition, point biserial correlations between items reflecting patient concerns and demographic measures were analyzed.
  • To test whether or not altruists and non-altruists express different nonverbal behaviours during a self-presentation, point biserial correlation coefficients were calculated.
1.1 Botany & Zoology Arranged in or consisting of two series or rows.
Example sentences
  • For instance, they cannot model gradual or abrupt changes of growth modes that cause different chamber arrangements during ontogeny, such as planispiral and switching to biserial or streptospiral to uniserial.
  • As in non - stelleroid echinoderms, asteroid ambulacrals form a biserial column.
  • Uniserial budding produces a chain (runner or branch) one zooid wide, whereas, colonies that are biserial, zooids share one wall and result in a strip two zooids wide.

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