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biometry

[bahy-om-i-tree] /baɪˈɒm ɪ tri/
noun
1.
the calculation of the probable duration of human life.
2.
biometrics (def 1).
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; bio- + -metry
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British Dictionary definitions for biometry

biometry

/baɪˈɒmɪtrɪ/
noun (functioning as sing)
1.
  1. the analysis of biological data using mathematical and statistical methods
  2. the practice of digitally scanning the physiological or behavioural characteristics of individuals as a means of identification
2.
the statistical calculation of the probable duration of human life
Derived Forms
biometrically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for biometry
n.

see biometrics.

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biometry in Medicine

biometry bi·om·e·try (bī-ŏm'ĭ-trē)
n.
The statistical analysis of biological data. Also called biometrics.

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