Definition of meta-analytic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɛtəˌanəˈlɪtɪk/


  • 1Mathematics
    rare Designating a function of three real variables, whose partial derivatives with respect to these variables satisfy certain conditions, resulting in the function having properties analogous to those of an analytic function of one complex variable. Compare "analytic".

  • 2Philosophy
    Of or relating to meta-analysis.

  • 3Statistics
    Of or relating to meta-analysis.


1960s. From meta- + analytic.