symbatic

adjective
sym·​bat·​ic | \ (ˈ)sim¦batik \

Definition of symbatic

of two related variables
: increasing or decreasing together though not necessarily in direct proportion

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History and Etymology for symbatic

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek symbatikos tending or leading to agreement, from symbat- (verbal stem of symbainein to come to an agreement, from syn- + bainein to walk, come) + -ikos -ic

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“Symbatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/symbatic. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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