<statistics> The probability of getting the observed results by chance.

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1. Symbol for peta-; phosphorus; pressure or partial pressure; proline; product; power; frequently with subscripts indicating location and/or chemical species.

2. Followed by a subscript, 1) refers to the plasma concentration of the substance indicated by the subscript; 2) permeability constant.

3. A blood group designation.

4. Symbol for probability; when followed by the sign for "less than" (&lt;) this indicates that a test statistic, e.g., a chi-square test gives a result unlikely to occur by chance.

5. An abbreviation for pupil; optic papilla.

6. In polynucleotide symbolism, phosphoric ester or phosphate.

7. Symbol for pico-; momentum (in italics).

8. In cytogenetics, symbol for the short arm of a chromosome.

Origin: fr. Fr. Petit, small

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