/lep'teuh kerr"tik/, adj. Statistics.
1. (of a frequency distribution) being more concentrated about the mean than the corresponding normal distribution.
2. (of a frequency distribution curve) having a high, narrow concentration about the mode.
[1900-05; LEPTO- + irreg. transliteration of Gk kyrt(ós) swelling + -IC]

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