Definition of somatology
: a branch of anthropology primarily concerned with the comparative study of human evolution, variation, and classification especially through measurement and observation
somatologicalplay \ˌsō-mə-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, sō-ˌma-\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of somatology
New Latin somatologia, from somat- + -logia -logy
First Known Use: circa 1878
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