morphometry

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

Definition of morphometry 

: measurement of external form

Other words from morphometry

morphometric \ˌmȯr-fə-ˈme-trik \ adjective
morphometrically \-tri-k(ə-)lē \ 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

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

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