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biometry

 [bi-om´ĕ-tre]
the application of statistical methods and measurement methods to biological phenomena.

biometrics

(bī′ō-mĕt′rĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The statistical study of biological phenomena.
2. The measurement of physical characteristics, such as fingerprints, DNA, or retinal patterns, for use in verifying the identity of individuals.

bi′o·met′ric, bi′o·met′ri·cal adj.
bi′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

biometrics

Informatics
Electronic capture and analysis of biological characteristics—e.g., fingerprints, facial structure or iris—acting as a security alternative to passwords.

Medspeak
(1) The statistical analysis of biologic phenomena—e.g., life events, such as births and deaths.
(2) Calculation of life expectancy.

Molecular biology
The statistical study of biological events.

biometrics

Health informatics Electronic capture and analysis of biological characteristics–eg, fingerprints, facial structure or patterns in the eye. See Authentication.

biometrics

The statistical study of biological data.

biometry

or

biometrics

the analysis of biological data by means of statistical or mathematical techniques.

biometrics (bī´ōmet´riks),

n the science of the application of statistical methods to biologic facts.

biometrics, biometry

the application of statistical methods to biological data.
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The desktop fingerprint scanner passed Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Lab's compatibility testing to earn the logos and listing on Microsoft's Windows Catalog and Microsoft Windows Server Catalog web sites.
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The smartphone, touted to include a hi-tech 'iris scanner', on the lines of Apple's fingerprint scanner in its iPhone 5S, is expected to be launched at the event scheduled at the Mobile World Congress show on February 24th in Barcelona.
BioMini Combo is a special fingerprint scanner which provides high level dual-authentication security using contact smart card as well as fingerprint technology for desktop PC and network environments.
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The fingerprint scanner - believed to be the first to be used in a Welsh nursery - has been installed by the Daisy Day Nursery in Llanishen and replaces the signing-out system still in common use by many other creches and nurseries.