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(baɪˈɒmɪtrɪ) or


n (functioning as singular)
a. the analysis of biological data using mathematical and statistical methods
b. the practice of digitally scanning the physiological or behavioural characteristics of individuals as a means of identification
ˌbioˈmetrically adv
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(baɪˈɒm ɪ tri)

1. the calculation of the probable duration of human life.
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biometrics, biometry

1. the calculation of the probable extent of human lifespans.
2. the application to biology of mathematical and statistical theory and methods. — biometric, biometrical, adj.
See also: Biology
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biometry - a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysisbiometry - a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
bioscience, life science - any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
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Fetal biometry in ethnic Chinese: biparietal diameter, head circumference, abdominal circumference and femur length.
Biometry and biological samples of Sardinella brasiliensis (SB), Opisthonema oglinum (OO), Chloroscombrus chrysurus (CC) and Scomber japonicus (SJ) captured by the purse seine fleet in southeastern and southern Brazil between 2000 and 2013.
The Aladdin optical biometry instrument (Topcon, Tokyo, Japan) is a new noncontact optical biometry instrument introduced into clinical use in 2012.
Fourteen eyes from seven clinically normal cats were examined for intraocular distances (using A-scan ultrasound biometry) and corneal curvature (using keratometry) and by using these data appropriate posterior chamber IOL strength to achieve emmetropia after lens removal has been predicted.
The rigorously tested and widely used Barrett Universal II formula provides surgeons a recommended IOL power for desired spherical equivalent refraction using preoperative biometry measurements.
The workshop featured international speakers, including Prof Shrikant Bangdiwala, director of biometry section at University of North Carolina, and Prof Rajvir Singh, senior scientist in biostatistics at All-India Institute of Medical Sciences.
The sensitivity of ultrasound biometry was 86.44% specificity 82.92% positive predictive value 58.62% negative predictive value 80.95% and diagnostic accuracy 85%.
Ocular biometry and refraction in Mongolian adults.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-June 23, 2014-- CB Bank Card System to adopt biometry in payment transactions
Optimal management of pregnancy relies on accurate assessment of the gestational age (GA) of the fetus; which can be determined by the history of the last menstrual period (LMP), clinical estimation of the 1st symphysis-to-fundal height measurement (FH) or ultrasonographic fetal biometry. However, many women fail to recall their LMP accurately.
Visitor Management System-Visitor management system is a system for authentication of human identity using facial biometry.