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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: his'to-gram


  1. A graphic columnar or bar representation to compare the magnitudes of frequencies or numbers of items.
  2. Graphic representation of the frequency distribution of a variable, in which rectangles are drawn with their bases on a uniform linear scale representing intervals, and their heights are proportional to the values within each of the intervals.

[histo- + G. gramma, a writing]

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