one of two or more equations expressing the location of a point on a curve or surface by determining each coordinate separately.
- Parametric polymorphism
- Parametric statistics
noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of statistics concerned with data measurable on interval or ratio scales, so that arithmetic operations are applicable to them, enabling parameters such as the mean of the distribution to be defined
parametritis par·a·me·tri·tis (pār’ə-mĭ-trī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the cellular tissue adjacent to the uterus. Also called pelvic cellulitis. par’a·me·trit’ic (-trĭt’ĭk) adj.
parametrium par·a·me·tri·um (pār’ə-mē’trē-əm) n. pl. par·a·me·tri·a (-trē-ə) The connective tissue of the pelvic floor extending laterally from the fibrous subserous coat of the supracervical portion of the uterus, and between the layers of the broad ligament. par’a·me’tri·al or par’a·me’tric (-mē’trĭk) adj.