confirmational

confirmational

(ˌkɒnfəˈmeɪʃənəl)
adj
providing proof or supporting evidence
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Maybe I have confirmational bias, as I have seen the common thread of fetal alcohol exposure run from childhood to adults, but many of my residents and students see it as well.
This view of confirmation is called confirmational holism.
The entry for the stereotypical Canadian term "eh"--not included in the original edition--is almost five thousand words long, earnestly discussing its history (first found in British English), its status as a marker of Canadian identity, its main functions ("Confirmational uses, Contesting uses, Pardon eh, and Narrative uses," further divided into a number of subsenses), and its use in other English-speaking countries.
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.