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sigmoid

[′sig‚mȯid]
(biology)
S-shaped.
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Along these stages, accompanying the accumulated fresh mass of the fruit, a double sigmoid growth pattern is identified (CASTRO & MARRACCINI, 2006; LAVIOLA et al.
Sigmoid Pharma announced the buyout of Freund Pharmatec, expanding its manufacturing capacity as to become leader in developing gastrointestinal (GI) drugs.
Each threshold is softened by replacing it by a sigmoid function:
Four hours later, when the CME had largely run its course, the S- shaped region, or sigmoid, had dramatically changed form and faded somewhat.
The point of our analysis is that temporal stochasticity can produce dynamics in which high and low abundances are rare, resulting in log abundance-rank abundance curves that are rotated sigmoids.