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 (stĕr′ē-ŏl′ə-jē, stîr′-)
The study of three-dimensional properties of objects or matter usually observed two-dimensionally.

ster′e·o·log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk), ster′e·o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
ster′e·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ster′e·ol′o·gist n.


a branch of science that infers or reconstructs the three-dimensional properties of objects that usually appear two-dimensional


(ˌstɛr iˈɒl ə dʒi, ˌstɪər-)

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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Stereologic analysis of neurofibrillary tangle formation in prefrontal cortex area 9 in aging and Alzheimer's disease.
Therapeutic effects of alpha lipoic acid and vitamin C on alveolar bone resorption after experimental periodontitis in rats: a biochemical histochemical and stereologic study.
Stereologic analysis of the average volume of the nuclei of the gingival epithelial cells was also carried out according to the Gunderssen "nucleator principle" (1988).
Correlated morphometric and biochemical studies on the liver cell, I Morphometric model, stereologic methods, and normal morphometric data for rat liver.
4) However, to achieve an accurate estimate of the Ki67 index by conventional microscopy and a stereologic counting frame, 200 to 600 tumor nuclei are typically counted, (13,17) a time-consuming and cumbersome task.
Digital morphometric and stereologic analysis of small intestinal mucosa in well-nourished and malnourished children with persistent diarrhea.
An improved stereologic method for three-dimensional estimation of particle size distribution from observations in two dimensions and its application.
Stereologic and autometallographic studies on the brains of these monkeys indicated that the persistence of the [Hg.
Redwine et al is entitled "Dentate Gyrus Volume is Reduced Before Onset of Plaque Formation in PDAPP Mice: A Magnetic Resonance Microscopy and Stereologic Analysis" and is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), Vol.
Because the amount of site-specific paraffin sections was limited in these fetal lungs, we quantified only the abundance of mucosubstance in the airway epithelium of proximal (intrapulmonary generations 1-3) conducting airways, determined using stereologic assessment of lung structure (Hsia et al.