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bi·o·met·rics

 (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.
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bi•o•sta•tis•tics

(ˌbaɪ oʊ stəˈtɪs tɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the application of statistics to biological and medical data.
[1945–50]
bi`o•stat`is•ti′cian (-ˌstæt əˈstɪʃ ən) n.
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biometrics, biometry

1. the calculation of the probable extent of human lifespans.
2. the application to biology of mathematical and statistical theory and methods. — biometric, biometrical, adj.
See also: Biology
1. the calculation of the probable extent of human lifespans.
2. the application to biology of mathematical and statistical theory and methods. — biometric, biometrical, adj.
See also: Life
1. the calculation of the probable extent of human lifespans.
2. the application to biology of mathematical and statistical theory and methods. — biometric, biometrical, adj.
See also: Mathematics
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.biometrics - a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysisbiometrics - a branch of biology that studies biological phenomena and observations by means of statistical analysis
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
bioscience, life science - any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
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Translations
biometriebiometrika

biometrics

[ˌbaɪəˈmetrɪks] NSING biometry [baɪˈɒmətrɪ] Nbiometría f
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biometrics

, biometry
nBiometrie f
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biometrics

n. biométrica, rama de la biología que estudia los fenómenos biológicos y sus observaciones por medio de análisis de estadística;
biometric identifieridentificador biométrico.
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Shanghai, China & San Diego, California May 6, 2019 - WuXi AppTec, a leading global pharmaceutical and medical device open-access capability and technology platform company, today announced that it has acquired Pharmapace, Inc., a US-based clinical research services company with expertise of providing high quality biometrics services for all phases of clinical trials, regulatory submissions, and post marketing support.
Pharmaceutical company WuXi AppTec revealed on Friday the completion of the acquisition of Pharmapace Inc for an undisclosed amount to enhance the former's biometrics services for clinical development in the US and Europe.
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NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-November 5, 2018-Precise Biometrics announces reorganisation plans for operations
Summary: Nationals from countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East will be required to provide biometrics
Canada will expand its biometrics programme to all foreign nationals applying for a visitor visa, a study or work permit (excluding US nationals), and to all those applying for permanent residence this year, it was announced.