[hoh-muh-si-das-tik, hom-uh-]

Origin of homoscedastic

1900–05; homo- + Greek skedastikós able to disperse, equivalent to skedast(ós) dispersable (verbid of skedannýnai to scatter, disperse) + -ikos -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for homoscedastic


adjective statistics
  1. (of several distributions) having equal variance
  2. (of a bivariate or multivariate distribution) having one variable whose variance is the same for all values of the other or others
  3. (of a random variable) having this property
Derived Formshomoscedasticity (ˌhəʊməʊskɪdæsˈtɪsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for homoscedastic

C20: from homo- + scedastic, from Greek skedasis a scattering, dispersal
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