As nouns the difference between biostatistics and biometrics
is that biostatistics
is (biology|mathematics) the application of statistics to the study and analysis of biological and medical data while biometrics
is the automated measurement of biological data.
(biology, mathematics) The application of statistics to the study and analysis of biological and medical data
The automated measurement of biological data
The measurement and recording of the physical characteristics of an individual for use in subsequent personal identification.