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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.
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of, relating to, stereology
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