anthropometer

noun
an·​thro·​pom·​e·​ter | \ ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈpäm-ət-ər How to pronounce anthropometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of anthropometer

: an instrument used for making anthropometric measurements and consisting of four hollow graduated tubes that fit into one another to form a rigid rod

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“Anthropometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anthropometer. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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