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kappa

Pronunciation: kap'a

Definition:

  1. The tenth letter in the Greek alphabet.
  2. In chemistry, denotes the position of a substituent located on the tenth atom from the carboxyl or other functional group.
  3. A measure of the degree of nonrandom agreement between observers or measurements of the same categorical variable.

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