Definition of mesokurtic in English:
(Of a frequency distribution or its graphical representation) having the same kurtosis as the normal distribution. Compare with leptokurtic, platykurtic.
- Using the formula provided in many other textbooks mesokurtic data will return a kurtosis of 3.0
- More descriptively, platykurtic curves tend to be elongated and flat, leptokurtic appear taller and narrow, and mesokurtic curves tend to be bell-shaped like the normal curve.
- The mesokurtic distribution for Section C falls in-between these two extremes, showing both a moderate tendency to cluster and a moderate tendency to disperse.
Pronunciation: /ˌmezəkərˈtōsis, ˌmē-/noun
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