confirmational

confirmational

(ˌkɒnfəˈmeɪʃənəl)
adj
providing proof or supporting evidence
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The higher use of immunostains in thicker melanomas may be because these "exhibit greater morphological heterogeneity, such as nodular, spindled and desmoplastic subtypes, that lead to additional confirmational testing," they noted.
I am not at all confident that the logical notion of validity--and its probabilistic or confirmational counterparts in the inductive and abductive realm--can be understood in naturalistic terms.
Furthermore, the argument advocates confirmational holism, which broadly speaking is the view that "theories are confirmed or disconfirmed as wholes" (p.
The results of the current investigation indicate that genotypic assays should provide superior confirmational detection of E.
Table 1: Confirmational analysis of suspected newborns for congenital hypothyroidism.
As both Quine's semantic holism and his confirmational holism put it, no statements have any special conceptual or constitutive role in the web.
For this reason, the toxicology industry is demanding quicker and more robust means to prepare and analyze samples, making sample preparation one of the most important steps in the confirmational drug testing procedure.
The ZB-XLB-HT column provides unique selectivity for confirmational analyses.
Generally these factors can be grouped under two categories of bias: contextual bias and confirmational bias.
Other cognitive errors, such as confirmational bias, prevent physicians from considering alternative diagnoses (Groopman 2007).
Furthermore, there are many well-known, organic physical disorders for which diagnosis is often difficult due to symptoms presenting initially for several years without concurrent confirmational laboratory tests, or even the reverse case of laboratory evidence of physical disease in the absence of immediate symptoms (Minden, 1992).
Confirmational response bias among social work journals.