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anthropometry

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noun an·thro·pom·e·try \ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpä-mə-trē\

Definition of anthropometry

  1. :  the study of human body measurements especially on a comparative basis

anthropometricplay \-pə-ˈme-trik\ adjective


Origin of anthropometry

French anthropométrie, from anthrop- + -métrie -metry


First Known Use: circa 1839


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anthropometry

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noun an·thro·pom·e·try \-ˈpäm-ə-trē\

Medical Definition of anthropometry

plural anthropometries

  1. :  the study of human body measurements especially on a comparative basis

anthropometric \-pə-ˈme-trik\play adjective



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