Biostatistics vs Biometrics - What's the difference?

biostatistics | biometrics |


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.

biostatistics

English

Noun

(wikipedia biostatistics) (-)
  • (biology, mathematics) The application of statistics to the study and analysis of biological and medical data
  • biometrics

    Noun

    (-)
  • The automated measurement of biological data
  • The measurement and recording of the physical characteristics of an individual for use in subsequent personal identification.