# histogram

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## his·to·gram

(hĭs′tə-grăm′)
n.
A bar graph of a frequency distribution in which one axis lists each unique value (or range of continuous values) in a set of data, and the area of each bar represents the frequency (or relative frequency) of that value (or range of continuous values).

[Greek histos, mast, web; see stā- in Indo-European roots + -gram.]

## histogram

(ˈhɪstəˌɡræm)
n
(Statistics) a statistical graph that represents the frequency of values of a quantity by vertical rectangles of varying heights and widths. The width of the rectangles is in proportion to the class interval under consideration, and their areas represent the relative frequency of the phenomenon in question. See also stem-and-leaf diagram
[C20: perhaps from histo(ry) + -gram]

## his•to•gram

(ˈhɪs təˌgræm)

n.
a bar graph of a frequency distribution in which the bars are displayed proportionate to the corresponding frequencies.
[1890–95; < Greek histó(s) mast, beam, web + -gram1]

## histogram

Statistics. a graph showing frequency distribution in which rectangles based on the horizontal axis are assigned widths that correspond to class intervals and heights that correspond to frequency.
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 Noun 1 histogram - a bar chart representing a frequency distribution; heights of the bars represent observed frequenciesbar chart, bar graph - a chart with bars whose lengths are proportional to quantities
Translations

[ˈhɪstəgræm] N

[ˈhɪstəgræm] n

## histogram

[ˈhɪstəˌgræm] n
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The study aimed at the epidemiological distribution of patients suffering with different pattern of oncology in children hospital.
Having different chemical and antigenic characters, GBS capsular polysaccharides have been subdivided into eleven serotypes such as Ia, Ib, Ic, II-IX serotypes (6) Vaccines against infections due to GBS must include the main serotypes associated with disease in different communities (7) Study of the epidemiological distribution of GBS serotypes may be different based on several aspects, containing studied population, the geographical region, and source of bacterial isolate (8)
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common tumor of liver parenchyma and the fifth most common cancer in the world.1 The epidemiological distribution of HCC varies across the globe being the highest in south East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.2 Chronic liver disease (CLD) and HCC are the consequences of viral hepatitis and nearly 17 million in people in Pakistan are affected by viral hepatitis.3

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