anthropometry

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

Definition of anthropometry 

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

Other Words from anthropometry

anthropometric \ -​pə-​ˈme-​trik \ adjective

First Known Use of anthropometry

1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthropometry

French anthropométrie, from anthrop- + -métrie -metry

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anthropometry

noun
an·​thro·​pom·​e·​try | \-ˈpäm-ə-trē \
plural anthropometries

Medical Definition of anthropometry 

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

Other Words from anthropometry

anthropometric \ -​pə-​ˈme-​trik \ adjective

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