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biostatistics:

see biometricsbiometrics,
also known as biostatistics
or biometry,
in biology, the development and application of statistical and mathematical methods to the analysis of data resulting from biological observations and phenomena.
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biostatistics

[‚bī·ō·stə′tis·tiks]
(statistics)
The use of statistics to obtain information from biological data.
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