biometry

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noun bi·om·e·try \bī-ˈä-mə-trē\

Definition of biometry

  1. :  the statistical analysis of biological observations and phenomena

biometrician

play \ˌbī-ō-me-ˈtri-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of biometry

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1872


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biometry

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noun bi·om·e·try \bī-ˈäm-ə-trē\

Medical Definition of biometry

plural

biometries

  1. 1:  the application of mathematical and statistical methods to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of biological data—called also biometrics

  2. 2:  measurement (as by ultrasound or MRI) of living tissue or bodily structures


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