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Benchmark Dose Software (BMDS) Glossary of Terms

Description: 
Glossary of terms used in the Benchmark Dose Software (BMDS) Guide
Publishing Organization: 
Office of Research and Development/National Center for Environmental Assessment
Last Update: 
February 27, 2015
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Absolute Deviation
Additional Risk
Adverse Effect
Akaike Information Criteria
Analysis of Deviance Tables
Asymptotic Correlation Matrix
Asymptotic Test
Benchmark Concentration
Benchmark Dose
Benchmark Response
Beta-Binomial Distribution
Binomial Distribution
Biologically Significant Effect
BMCL
BMDL
Bootstrap
Cancer Potency
Cancer Slope Factor
Categorical Data
Chi-Square Residual
Chi-Square Test
Chronic Exposure
Clustered Data
Confidence Interval (One-Sided)
Confidence Interval (Two-Sided)
Confidence Limit
Constant Variance Model
Constrained Dose-Response Model
Continuous Data
Continuous Endpoint
Convergence
Convex
Correlated Binomial Distribution
Covariate
Coverage
Critical Effect
Critical Study
Cubic
Degree of the Polynomial Model Setting
Degrees of Freedom
Delta Method
Developmental Toxicity
Dichotomous Data
Dispersion
dmngb
donlp2
Dose-Response Model
Dose-Response Trend
EC_x
ED_x
Endpoint
Estimate
Estimate Intralitter Correlations
Excess Risk
Extra Risk (Dichotomous Model)
Extra Risk (Hill Model)
Extrapolation
Fitted Model
Full Model
Fullest Model
Gamma Distribution
Gaussian (Normal) Distribution
Generalized Estimating Equation
Genotoxic
Goodness-of-Fit
Hazard Identification
Hill Equation
Hybrid Model
Incidence
Independence
Initialize a Parameter's Starting Value (advanced mode option)
Intercept Term
Least Squares
Lifetime
Likelihood Function
Likelihood Ratio
Linear Dose-Response Model
Linearized Multistage Model
Litter Size (required nested dataset input variable)
Litter Specific Covariate
Local Maximum
Log Transformation
Logistic Model
Lowest Observed Adverse Effect Level
Margin of Exposure
Maximum Likelihood Estimate
Michaelis-Menten Equation
Model
Moment Estimates
Monotonic Dose-Response
Multinomial
Nested Data
Neurotoxicity
No Observed Adverse Effect Level
Nonlinear Dose-Response Model
Objective Function
Ordinal Data
P-Value
Parameter
Pharmacokinetics
Point
Point of Departure
Polynomial
Population Variability
Probability
Probability Distribution
Probit Function
Profile Likelihood
Quadratic Term
Quantal Data
Quantal Endpoint
Quantile
Quasi-Likelihood
Rectangular Hyperbola
Reference Concentration
Reference Dose
Regression Analysis
Relevant Deviation
Repeated Measures
Reproductive Toxicity
Residual Variance
Residuals
Response
Risk
Risk Assessment
Risk Characterization
S-Plus
SAS
Second Degree
Shape Parameter
Significance (Statistical Significance)
Standard Deviation
Statistically Significant Effect
Subchronic Exposure
Threshold Dose
Threshold Toxicant
Uncertainty
Uncertainty Factor
Unconstrained Dose-Response Model
Upper-Tail Probability
Variability
Variance
Weibull
Weighted Least Squares Estimate
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