morphometry


mor·phom·e·try

noun \mr-ˈfä-mə-trē\

Definition of MORPHOMETRY

:  measurement of external form
mor·pho·met·ric \ˌmr-fə-ˈme-trik\ adjective
mor·pho·met·ri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of MORPHOMETRY

circa 1856

mor·phom·e·try

noun \mr-ˈfäm-ə-trē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural mor·phom·e·tries

Medical Definition of MORPHOMETRY

: the quantitative measurement of the form especially of living systems or their parts
mor·pho·met·ric \ˌmr-fə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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