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|Noun||1.||partial correlation - a correlation between two variables when the effects of one or more related variables are removed|
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
correlational statistics, correlation - a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
first-order correlation - a partial correlation in which the effects of only one variable are removed (held constant)
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