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stereology

[ ster-ee-ol-uh-jee, steer- ]
/ ˌstɛr iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌstɪər- /
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noun

a branch of science dealing with the determination of the three-dimensional structure of objects based on two-dimensional views of them.

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Origin of stereology

First recorded in 1960–65; stereo- + -logy
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