posterior probability

noun

statistics the probability assigned to some parameter or to an event on the basis of its observed frequency in a sample, and calculated from a prior probability by Bayes' theoremCompare prior probability See also empirical (def. 5)

Nearby words

  1. posterior median sulcus,
  2. posterior nasal spine,
  3. posterior palatine foramen,
  4. posterior perforated substance,
  5. posterior pituitary,
  6. posterior pyramid of medulla,
  7. posterior rhinoscopy,
  8. posterior root,
  9. posterior scalene muscle,
  10. posterior scleritis

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