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-metrics


a combining form with the meaning “the science of measuring” that specified by the initial element: biometrics; econometrics.

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Nearby words

-mer, -mere, -merous, -meter, -metric, -metrics, -metry, -mo, -mobile, -mony, -morph

Origin of -metrics

see origin at -metric, -ics
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Medicine definitions for -metrics

-metrics


suff.

The application of statistics and mathematical analysis to a field of study:biometrics.
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