Meaning of stereology

ster•e•ol•o•gy

Pronunciation: (ster"ē-ol'u-jē, stēr"-), [key]
— n.
  1. a branch of science dealing with the determination of the three-dimensional structure of objects based on two-dimensional views of them.
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