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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PS was classified according to the planimetric method as a mild stenosis (5,6).
We know the planimetric method is not affected by flow rate (4); thus, it is more useful than gradient- and velocity-based classifications, especially in situations such as these.
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.
The ellipsoid model has been shown to be less accurate than planimetric methods since it assumes that the prostate gland has a normal ellipsoid shape [17,18].
Specific volumes of structural components of the cardiac circulatory system were studied on histopreparations with the application of planimetric methods.
Topography significantly increased estimates of home-range size; the supposition (made by planimetric methods) that the slope of the terrain equals zero is not valid.