overadjustment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ adjustment

Noun[edit]

overadjustment (countable and uncountable, plural overadjustments)

  1. excessive adjustment
    • 2015 December 10, “Gag-Specific CD4 and CD8 T-Cell Proliferation in Adolescents and Young Adults with Perinatally Acquired HIV-1 Infection Is Associated with Ethnicity — The ANRS-EP38-IMMIP Study”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0144706:
      These CD4 T cell-related variables were associated with ethnicity and were excluded from the initial model, to prevent overadjustment.