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 (plə-nĭm′ĭ-tər, plā-)
An instrument that measures the area of a plane figure as a mechanically coupled pointer traverses the perimeter of the figure.

pla′ni·met′ric (plā′nə-mĕt′rĭk), pla′ni·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
pla·nim′e·try n.
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Hematoma volumes of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage: The ellipse (ABC/2) method yielded volumes smaller than those measured using the planimetric method.
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Figure 4 shows the planimetric and altimetric precision by session at the test points.
Conges, in his planimetric reconstruction of the Augustan forum (Fig.
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This satellite provided a valuable first planimetric view of all areas of the continent except for the high latitude region from 80[degrees]S to 90[degrees]S, which was not covered by the satellite orbit.
The fundus images of 3,038 cases were assessed by planimetric measurements using 45[degrees] photographs.
These high-resolution images are accurately georeferenced and provided in geographic information system (GIS) compatible formats to produce detailed base mapping, image classification, and planimetric measurements.
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Planimetric rectangles in the field of the matrix allocate data which are elements of submatrixes of patches of piecewise approximation of the surface [F.
Leaf area was measured by using planimetric techniques on leaves developed after the onset of the water- stress treatment.