anthropometry


an·thro·pom·e·try

noun \ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpä-mə-trē\

Definition of ANTHROPOMETRY

:  the study of human body measurements especially on a comparative basis
an·thro·po·met·ric \-pə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

Origin of ANTHROPOMETRY

French anthropométrie, from anthrop- + -métrie -metry
First Known Use: circa 1839

an·thro·pom·e·try

noun \-ˈpäm-ə-trē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural an·thro·pom·e·tries

Medical Definition of ANTHROPOMETRY

: the study of human body measurements especially on a comparative basis
an·thro·po·met·ric \-pə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

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