[ bahy-om-i-tree ]
/ baɪˈɒm ɪ tri /
the calculation of the probable duration of human life.
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.
/ (baɪˈɒmɪtrɪ) /
noun (functioning as singular)
- 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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[ bī-ŏm′ĭ-trē ]
The statistical analysis of biological data.biometrics
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