Etymology
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biometrics (n.)

"application of statistics and mathematics to the study of biology," 1902, from biometry (also see -ics).

updated on June 01, 2017

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Definitions of biometrics from WordNet

biometrics (n.)
a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis;
Synonyms: biometry / biostatistics
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