Definition of biometry in English:

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Pronunciation: /bīˈämətrē/


The application of statistical analysis to biological data. Also called biometrics.
Example sentences
  • A natural mathematician, he read psychology and mathematics at Aberdeen before undertaking postgraduate studies in mathematical statistics and biometry.
  • Until recently, biometrics was the science of statistically evaluating various aspects of life expectancy.
  • Mathematically trained, he was interested both in systematics and biometry.

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Syllabification: bi·om·e·try

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