planimetry


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planimetry

[plə′nim·ə·trē]
(mapping)
The measurement of plane surfaces; for example, the determination of horizontal distances, angles, and areas on a map.
The plan details of a map; the natural and cultural features of a region (excluding relief) as shown on a map.
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The system uses a simple technique - impedance planimetry - that transforms an impedance measurement into an area measurement.
In comparison, for transparent film tracings using digital planimetry to calculate the area, the largest mean error for any one disc was 2.
Within the USGS, a quadrangle in Michigan was mapped using a conventional single-lens camera, using air survey for the planimetry only (Thompson 1952).
Cerebral asymmetry: MR planimetry of the human planum temporale.
We used the point-counting method of planimetry (31) to estimate the volume density of particulate material in the lung sections and the volume percentage of the total particulate material in defined anatomic compartments of the lung.
HPLC profiles were corrected to 100% recovery, and the surface under each peak was evaluated by planimetry using the peak-fitting module of Origin 3.
It is in 1993 and with Caro diario, though, that Moretti closes his long discourse on autobiography and his personal investigation of the tormented planimetry of memory.
The relative peak intensities were calculated from peak areas calculated by means of an electronic integrator or by triangulation and planimetry.
9) comparing the longest and shortest lesion measurements by ruler compared to measurements derived programmatically from a computer-assisted planimetry assessment of lesions taken from the transparency grid.
Instead of elementary theorems about triangle and circle, Europe finally had books in planimetry and stereometry; instead of difficult and complex mathematical operations with Roman numerals now one could use much simpler numbers which came to Europe from India through mediation of Arabs.
Photographs of each wound (taken using standardized equipment and a ruler for calibration) were evaluated by blinded evaluators using computer-assisted planimetry at one and two weeks following Excellagen administration to identify biological activity based on healing effects and intended to provide guidance for the use of Excellagen in clinical practice.