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stereology

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noun ste·re·ol·o·gy \ˌster-ē-ˈä-lə-jē, ˌstir-\

Definition of stereology

  1. :  a branch of science concerned with inferring the three-dimensional properties of objects or matter ordinarily observed two-dimensionally

stereological play \-ē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective
stereologically play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of stereology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

stereology

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noun ste·re·ol·o·gy \ˌster-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē, ˌstir-\

Medical Definition of stereology

plural stereologies

  1. :  a branch of science concerned with inferring the three-dimensional properties of objects or matter ordinarily observed two-dimensionally

stereological \-ē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play also stereologic \-ˈläj-ik\play adjective
stereologically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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