dependent events

dependent events

[di′pen·dənt i′vens]
(statistics)
Two events such that the occurrence of one affects the probability of the occurrence of the other.
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Among the changes, the USGS has chosen to group dependent events such as three earthquakes that occurred from 1811-1812 in the New Madrid zone as clusters instead of independent events.
Studies have shown that impaired vascular contractile responses in chronic portal hypertension (CPH) are mediated via cAMP dependent events (1).
A sugar harvest is an intricate string of dependent events which cannot be fixed by focusing on one matter at a time.