anthropometry

noun
an·​thro·​pom·​e·​try | \ ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpä-mə-trē How to pronounce anthropometry (audio) \

Definition of anthropometry

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

Other Words from anthropometry

anthropometric \ ˌan(t)-​thrə-​pə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce anthropometry (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of anthropometry

1806, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthropometry

anthropo- + -metry, probably after New Latin anthropometria or French anthropométrie

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“Anthropometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthropometry. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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anthropometry

noun
an·​thro·​pom·​e·​try | \ -ˈpäm-ə-trē How to pronounce anthropometry (audio) \
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 How to pronounce anthropometry (audio) \ adjective

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