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Morphometrics

  1. Fred L Bookstein

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002648

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How to Cite

Bookstein, F. L. 2001. Morphometrics. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

Morphometrics is the quantitative summary of size and shape differences among organisms and their components.

Keywords:

  • shape;
  • shape change;
  • landmarks;
  • growth and form;
  • deformation;
  • image analysis