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Normal Distribution

"Normal Distribution" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Continuous frequency distribution of infinite range. Its properties are as follows: 1, continuous, symmetrical distribution with both tails extending to infinity; 2, arithmetic mean, mode, and median identical; and 3, shape completely determined by the mean and standard deviation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Normal Distribution" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Normal Distribution" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 161 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2009 and 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.