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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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Therefore, the up-dating of the electoral list is relatively smoothly carried out, and the operation for the replacement of the IDs with biometrical ones is in course, in which every one must individually apply for and take one's personal documents after an overall check of the presented data.
Comparable biometrical trends identified in cattle remains from southern Levantine contexts have similarly been used in support of diffusionist models for the appearance of domestic cattle during the Late PPNB (c.
Interestingly, the related biometrical values regarding the phalanges of the right little finger (Digitus quintus) had no statistical significance.
Effects of formaldehyde preservation on biometrical characters, biomass and biochemical composition of Acartia clausi (Copepoda, Calanoida).
Steel RG, Torrie JH, Dickie DA (1997) 'Principles and procedures of statistics: a biometrical approach.
In the language of derivative pricing--see the classical textbook by Hull (2002) for references--the Biometrical (real world) P measure and the Financial (risk neutral) Q measure are one and the same so that [E.
The involvement of Labour MP Jack Straw, pictured, in the debate over Muslim women removing their veils is in line with the Government policy to introduce biometrical identity cards for British citizens.
The company has many years of experience with biometrical recognition processes, allowing it to develop solutions for the most varied applications and to integrate them into complex security concepts.
The programme will use video surveillance and other technology to identify airline employees by fingerprints or eye scan matches on a special biometrical ID card.
Torrie, in Principles and Procedures of Statistics: A Biometrical Approach, 2nd Ed.