Definition of scientometrics in US English:

scientometrics

noun

  • With singular concord. The branch of information science concerned with the application of bibliometrics to the study of the spread of scientific ideas; the bibliometric analysis of science.

Origin

1960s. From scient- + -o- + metric, in early use after Russian naukometrija.

Pronunciation

scientometrics

/ˌsʌɪəntəˈmɛtrɪks/