Medical Definition of Cross-sectional study

1. A study in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with longitudinal studies which are followed over a period of time. Synonym: horizontal study. (18 Jul 2002)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cross-sectional Study

cross-reactivities
cross-reactivity
cross-reading
cross-readings
cross-refer
cross-reference
cross-referenced
cross-references
cross-referencing
cross-resistance
cross-section
cross-section(a)
cross-sectional
cross-sectional echocardiography
cross-sectional method
cross-sectional study (current term)
cross-sell
cross-sentential
cross-shaped
cross-shot
cross-springer
cross-springers
cross-staffs
cross-stitch
cross-stitched
cross-stitcher
cross-stitchers
cross-stitches
cross-stitching

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