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[L. variare, to vary]
1. Any changing, measurable thing. In statistics, it is often possible to measure and graph the relationship of one variable to another, e.g., height and weight in the growing child. 2. Changing in form, structure, behavior, or physiology.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Variable." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741926/all/binary_variable.
Variable. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741926/all/binary_variable. Accessed June 18, 2019.
Variable. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741926/all/binary_variable
Variable [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741926/all/binary_variable.
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