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biostatistics

[ bahy-oh-stuh-tis-tiks ]
/ ˌbaɪ oʊ stəˈtɪs tɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the application of statistics to biological and medical data.
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Origin of biostatistics

First recorded in 1945–50; bio- + statistics

OTHER WORDS FROM biostatistics

bi·o·stat·is·ti·cian [bahy-oh-stat-uh-stish-uhn], /ˌbaɪ oʊˌstæt əˈstɪʃ ən/, noun
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