morphometry

noun mor·phom·e·try \ mȯr-ˈfä-mə-trē \

Definition of morphometry

:measurement of external form

morphometric

play \ˌmȯr-fə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

morphometrically

play \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of morphometry

circa 1856


Medical Dictionary

morphometry

noun mor·phom·e·try \ mȯr-ˈfäm-ə-trē \

medical Definition of morphometry

plural morphometries
:the quantitative measurement of the form especially of living systems or their parts

morphometric

play \ˌmȯr-fə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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