bimodal distribution


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bimodal distribution

[¦bī·mōd·əl di·strə′byü·shən]
(statistics)
A probability distribution with two different values that are markedly more frequent than neighboring values.

bimodal distribution

see MEASURES OF CENTRAL TENDENCY.
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Our approach of adding year-specific constant values to the data such that cutpoints based on bimodal distributions of amyloid concentrations aligned over time removed the drift effect [[beta] (SE) = 0.07 (0.59); P = 0.91; Fig.
(4) Based on the bimodal distribution of CT value histogram, the damage variables of sandstone in the acidic environment are deduced.
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The distribution of length classes for male mussels was better supported by a bimodal distribution than a unimodal distribution in four of the 14 sampling periods.
The estimates of K had a bimodal distribution (Figure 5C) in which about half of the values were large (about [10.sup.6]) and the remainder were [10.sup.0]-[10.sup.3].
It was found that the incidence of non Hodgkin's lymphoma (71%) was greater than Hodgkin's disease (29%) and both present bimodal distribution in age.
(2) It has a bimodal distribution with an early peak of the disease in the 2nd and 3rd decades with female predominance and a late peak in the 6th and 8th decades with male predominance.