planimetric method

planimetric method

[¦plan·ə¦me·trik ′meth·əd]
(metallurgy)
A method of measuring grain size by counting the number of grains in a given area.
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Cowpe et al demonstrated that exfoliative cytology is capable of detecting malignant changes through estimation of ND:CD ratio using planimetric method in Papanicolaou stained smears.
Specific volumes of structural components of the cardiac circulatory system were studied on histopreparations with the application of planimetric methods.