# Parametric model

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In statistics, a **parametric model** or **parametric family** or **finite-dimensional model** is a particular class of statistical models. Specifically, a parametric model is a family of probability distributions that has a finite number of parameters.

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This article is about statistics. For mathematical and computer representation of objects, see Solid modeling.