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platykurtic

División en sílabas: plat·y·kur·tic
Pronunciación: /ˌpladiˈkərdik
 
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Definición de platykurtic en inglés:

sustantivo

Statistics
(Of a frequency distribution or its graphical representation) having less kurtosis than the normal distribution. Compare with leptokurtic, mesokurtic.
Example sentences
  • All distributions of signed asymmetry tended to be lepto - rather than platykurtic, so antisymmetry could definitely be excluded.
  • The best-fitting models therefore imply platykurtic distributions of mutational effects, although it is not possible to discriminate between these models and models involving bimodal distributions of mutation effects.
  • For instance, regenerative recruitment of adjacent release units might explain the platykurtic sub-population of sparks under some experimental conditions.

Origen

early 20th century: from platy- 'broad, flat' + Greek kurtos 'bulging' + -ic.

Derivados

platykurtosis

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Pronunciación: /-ikərˈtōsis/
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