New answers tagged

1

Caveat: This answer differs fundamentally from that given by @acvill. I have not provided authoritative support for it — it is merely my understanding of the use of the terms in biological science. The use of the terms Quantitative and Semi-quantitative in biology refer to measurements, not to statistics, although if the measurements are accurate meaningful ...


-2

There is no strict statistical definition of semi-quantitative. Generally, a quantitative method yields results that can be compared across different experiments, whereas a qualitative method yields results for which comparisons are only meaningful between samples within a single experiment. Per your quote, we can see that the authors are using the semi- ...


Top 50 recent answers are included