miscorrelation

miscorrelation

(ˌmɪskɒrəˈleɪʃən)
n
an incorrect correlation
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Apatite phenocryst compositions demonstrate a miscorrelation between the Millbrig and Kinnekulle K-bentonites of North America and Scandinavia.
He subsequently retracted the formation names (Bell 1943) due to problems in correlating units inland, arising in part from miscorrelation of the coal-bearing strata of Spicers Cove with those of Division 4 to the north at Joggins.
Weinstein and colleagues1 reported a 98% concordance in interpretation of breast cases but noted that when equivocal interpretations were included as miscorrelations to definitive diagnoses in more challenging cases, the concordance rate dropped to 89%.