probit

noun
prob·​it | \ ˈprä-bət How to pronounce probit (audio) \

Definition of probit

: a unit of measurement of statistical probability based on deviations from the mean of a normal distribution

First Known Use of probit

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for probit

probability unit

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probit

noun
prob·​it | \ ˈpräb-ət How to pronounce probit (audio) \

Medical Definition of probit

: a unit of measurement of statistical probability based on deviations from the mean of a normal distribution

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