ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Function

(ISO) A mathematical entity whose value, namely, the value of the dependent variable, depends in a specified manner on the values of one or more independent variables, with not more than one value of the dependent variable corresponding to each permissible combination of values from the respective ranges of the independent variables.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Function

A specific purpose of an entity, or its characteristic action.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Function

In data communication, a machine action such as carriage return or line feed.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

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