- Galton's law of regression
- Gal·ton's law of regression (gawlґtənz) [Sir Francis Galton, English anthropologist and biologist, 1822â€“1911] see under law.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Galton's law of regression — individuals who exhibit an extreme value of some variable, e.g., extreme tallness, produce offspring who on average tend to exhibit less extreme values of that variable, being somewhat closer to the mean value than are their parents … Medical dictionary
law of regression — Galton s l. of regression … Medical dictionary
regression toward the mean — the statistical tendency in successive generations to exhibit values closer and closer to the mean; see Galton s law of regression, under law … Medical dictionary
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