- the calculation of the probable duration of human life.
- biometrics(def 1).
Origin of biometry
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It has been often supposed that the methods of the two schools (biometry and Mendelism) are antagonistic.
Biometry (life measure), the study of biology by statistical methods.
- the analysis of biological data using mathematical and statistical methods
- the practice of digitally scanning the physiological or behavioural characteristics of individuals as a means of identification
- the statistical calculation of the probable duration of human life
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Word Origin and History for biometry
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- The statistical analysis of biological data.biometrics
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