biostatistics

[bahy-oh-stuh-tis-tiks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the application of statistics to biological and medical data.

Origin:
1945–50; bio- + statistics

biostatistician [bahy-oh-stat-uh-stish-uhn] , noun
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biostatistics bi·o·sta·tis·tics (bī'ō-stə-tĭs'tĭks)
n.
The science of statistics applied to the analysis of biological or medical data.

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The evidence is not murky for those of us who have studied biology, epidemiology, and biostatistics.
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