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Medical Term:

binomial distribution


  1. a probability distribution associated with two mutually exclusive outcomes, presence or absence of a clinical sign.
  2. the possible array of the number of successes in the outcomes from a fixed number, n, of independent Bernoulli trials; the probabilities associated with each constitute a binomial process of order n.
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