Meta-analysis meaning

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The process or technique of synthesizing research results by using various statistical methods to retrieve, select, and combine results from previous separate but related studies.
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A research study that combines and analyzes statistics gathered from multiple independent studies.
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Alternative spelling of meta-analysis.
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(statistics) Any systematic procedure for statistically combining the results of many different studies.
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(statistics) An analysis resulting from combining the results of diverse statistical studies.
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An analysis performed at a higher level of abstraction than that of basic analysis.
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Origin of meta-analysis