Definition of covariation in English:


Line breaks: co|vari¦ation
Pronunciation: /ˌkəʊvɛːrɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun] Mathematics
  • Correlated variation.
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    • How can we account for such genetic variation and covariation of traits within the present framework?
    • In a flexible variance-components framework, modeling such covariation as a covariance component in our analyses is straightforward.
    • Competition also provides a mechanistic basis for understanding asymmetries and negative covariation in the sizes of different structures.

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