Biometry



the calculation of the probable duration of human life.
biometrics (def 1).
Historical Examples

Applied Eugenics Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
Applied Eugenics Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson

noun (functioning as sing)

the analysis of biological data using mathematical and statistical methods
the practice of digitally scanning the physiological or behavioural characteristics of individuals as a means of identification

the statistical calculation of the probable duration of human life
n.

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