morphometry

noun
mor·​phom·​e·​try | \ mȯr-ˈfä-mə-trē How to pronounce morphometry (audio) \

Definition of morphometry

: measurement of external form

Other Words from morphometry

morphometric \ ˌmȯr-​fə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce morphometry (audio) \ adjective
morphometrically \ ˌmȯr-​fə-​ˈme-​tri-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce morphometry (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of morphometry

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of morphometry was circa 1856

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“Morphometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morphometry. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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morphometry

noun
mor·​phom·​e·​try | \ mȯr-ˈfäm-ə-trē How to pronounce morphometry (audio) \
plural morphometries

Medical Definition of morphometry

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

Other Words from morphometry

morphometric \ ˌmȯr-​fə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce morphometry (audio) \ adjective

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