[ hoh-muh-si-das-tik, hom-uh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ mə sɪˈdæs tɪk, ˌhɒm ə- /

adjective Statistics.

having the same variance.


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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

/ (ˌhəʊməʊskɪˈdæstɪk) /

adjective statistics

(of several distributions) having equal variance
(of a bivariate or multivariate distribution) having one variable whose variance is the same for all values of the other or others
(of a random variable) having this property

Derived forms of homoscedastic

homoscedasticity (ˌhəʊməʊskɪdæsˈtɪsɪtɪ), noun

Word Origin for homoscedastic

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