skiametry

noun
ski·​am·​e·​try
plural -es

Definition of skiametry

medicine
: the measurement of shadows: such as
a : the measurement of their movement in skiascopy
b : the measurement of their intensity in X-ray photography

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sci- + -metry

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“Skiametry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skiametry. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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