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homoscedastic

[hoh-muh-si-das-tik, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ mə sɪˈdæs tɪk, ˌhɒm ə-/
adjective, Statistics.
1.
having the same variance.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; homo- + Greek skedastikós able to disperse, equivalent to skedast(ós) dispersable (verbid of skedannýnai to scatter, disperse) + -ikos -ic
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  • The correlations are based on normal, homoscedastic error.
British Dictionary definitions for homoscedastic

homoscedastic

/ˌhəʊməʊskɪˈdæstɪk/
adjective (statistics)
1.
(of several distributions) having equal variance
2.
(of a bivariate or multivariate distribution) having one variable whose variance is the same for all values of the other or others
3.
(of a random variable) having this property
Compare heteroscedastic
Derived Forms
homoscedasticity (ˌhəʊməʊskɪdæsˈtɪsɪtɪ) noun
Word Origin
C20: from homo- + scedastic, from Greek skedasis a scattering, dispersal
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