homoscedastic [hoh-muh-si-das-tik, hom-uh-] Word Origin adjective Statistics.
- having the same variance.
Origin of homoscedastic 1900–05;+ Greek skedastikós able to disperse, equivalent to skedast(ós) dispersable (verbid of skedannýnai to scatter, disperse) + -ikos British Dictionary definitions for homoscedastic homoscedastic adjective statistics
- (of several distributions) having equal variance
- (of a bivariate or multivariate distribution) having one variable whose variance is the same for all values of the other or others
- (of a random variable) having this property
CompareDerived Formshomoscedasticity (ˌhəʊməʊskɪdæsˈtɪsɪtɪ), nounWord Origin for homoscedastic C20: from homo- + scedastic, from Greek skedasis a scattering, dispersal