biometry

noun bi·om·e·try \ bī-ˈä-mə-trē \

Definition of biometry

1 : the statistical analysis of biological observations and phenomena
2 : measurement (as by ultrasound or MRI) of living tissue or bodily structures
  • The bases for refractive correction as an aspect of cataract surgery are accurate biometry on the one hand and corneal topography on the other.
  • —Emanuel S. Rosen

biometrician

play \ˌbī-ō-me-ˈtri-shən\ noun

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biometry

noun bi·om·e·try \ bī-ˈäm-ə-trē \

medical Definition of biometry

plural biometries
1 : the application of mathematical and statistical methods to the collection, analysis, and interpretation of biological data called also biometrics
2 : measurement (as by ultrasound or MRI) of living tissue or bodily structures

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