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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A turning aside (of your course or attention or concern); A behavior that goes against the norm. The error of a compass due to local magnetic disturbances; The difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function;

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  • What clinicians are looking for, is an altered pattern of results, not a single deviation from the norm.
  • The deviation from the mean
  • The variation is the deviation from the magnitude.
  • The lower standard deviation is the benefit of DCA. for more
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