false-negative

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Related to type-2 error: type 2 diabetes

false-neg·a·tive

(fôls′nĕg′ə-tĭv)
adj.
Being or relating to a result from a medical test that is erroneously negative.
Translations

false-negative

a. falso-negativo, resultado que no muestra evidencia de la presencia de enfermedad aunque la enfermedad actualmente existe.
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The cost of a type-2 error is usually much lower because it is limited to the sum of the unnecessary expenditure of supervisory or examination resources on a healthy bank and the costs of examination that are borne by the bank.
Such an adjustment would increase the number of banks classified correctly as unsatisfactory and decrease type-1 error, but at the cost of decreasing the number of satisfactory banks correctly classified and increasing type-2 error.
Each line in the figure starts at the upper left corner because labeling no banks as unsatisfactory implies that all of the truly unsatisfactory banks are mislabeled, so that type-1 error is 100 percent and type-2 error is zero.
Type-2 errors can occur when incident radiation is diffracted around the edges of the horn on transmission, as shown in Figure 1A.