Biometry
Biometry Bi*om"e*try, n. [Gr. bi`os life + -metry.] Measurement of life; calculation of the probable duration of human life. [1913 Webster]

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  • biometry — n. calculation of the probable duration of human life …   English contemporary dictionary

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