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stereology

[ster-ee-ol-uh-jee, steer-] /ˌstɛr iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌstɪər-/
noun
1.
a branch of science dealing with the determination of the three-dimensional structure of objects based on two-dimensional views of them.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; stereo- + -logy
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