ho·​mo·​sce·​das·​tic·​i·​ty ˌhō-mō-si-ˌda-ˈsti-sə-tē How to pronounce homoscedasticity (audio)
: the property of having equal statistical variances
homoscedastic adjective

Word History


hom- + Greek skedastikos able to disperse, from skedannynai to disperse

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of homoscedasticity was in 1905

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Cite this Entry

“Homoscedasticity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homoscedasticity. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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