A morphological analysis is a systematic method of facial comparison in which the features of the face are described and compared. A conclusion in relation to similarity or difference is based on subjective assessment and interpretation of observations.
A morphological analysis as a comparison method is based on the assessment of correspondence of the shape, appearence, presence and or location of facial features.
These features include overall anatomical structures and their components e.g. nose bridge, nostrils, ear lobes as well as discriminating characteristics such as facial marks scars, tattoos, or moles.