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psychometric test

Any test used to quantify a particular aspect of a person's mental abilities or mindset–eg, aptitude, intelligence, mental abilities and personality. See IQ test, Personality testing, Psychological testing.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

psychometric test

(sī″kō-mĕ′trĭk)
Any metric used to assess cognition, behavior, or other psychological variables.
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