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heteroscedastic

/ˌhɛtərəʊskɪˈdæstɪk/
adjective (statistics)
1.
(of several distributions) having different variances
2.
(of a bivariate or multivariate distribution) not having any variable whose variance is the same for all values of the other or others
3.
(of a random variable) having different variances for different values of the others in a multivariate distribution
Compare homoscedastic
Derived Forms
heteroscedasticity (ˌhɛtərəʊskɪdæsˈtɪsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C20: from hetero- + scedastic, from Greek skedasis a scattering, dispersal
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