mesokurtic


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Related to mesokurtic: kurtosis, platykurtic

mesokurtic

(ˌmɛsəʊˈkɜːtɪk)
adj
(Statistics) statistics (of a distribution) having kurtosis B2 = 3, concentrated around its mean like a normal distribution. Compare leptokurtic, platykurtic
[C20: from meso- + Greek kurtos arched, bulging + -ic]
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The dune sands in the northern and middle parts of the Gaza Strip are primarily very leptokurtic, whereas in the middle and southern parts, they are leptokurtic to mesokurtic.
Because the performance data for happiness were neither symmetric nor mesokurtic, a nonparametric Mann-Whitney test was used to compare the groups in happiness recognition for the three different stimulus durations.
The mean values of skewness and kurtosis coefficients are close to zero for all variables, indicating symmetrical and mesokurtic distribution, respectively, despite the asymmetry indicated by the Anderson-Darling test.
Specifically, with total sample sizes of 45 or larger, the LMM with the KR procedure is a suitable option for analyzing data when the distributions are: (a) mesokurtic and not highly or extremely skewed; and (b) symmetric, with different degrees of kurtosis.