somatometry

noun
so·​ma·​tom·​e·​try | \ ˌsō-mə-ˈtäm-ə-trē How to pronounce somatometry (audio) \
plural somatometries

Medical Definition of somatometry

: a branch of anthropometry that is concerned with measurement of parts of the body other than the head

Other Words from somatometry

somatometric \ sō-​ˌmat-​ə-​ˈme-​trik How to pronounce somatometry (audio) , ˌsō-​mət-​ə-​ How to pronounce somatometry (audio) \ adjective

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“Somatometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/somatometry. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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