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diachronic

Pronunciation: di'a-kron'ik

Definition: Systematically observed over time in the same subjects throughout as opposed to synchronic or cross-sectional; the inferences are equivalent only where there is strict stability of all elements.

[dia- + G. chronos, time]

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