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anthropometry

 [an″thro-pom´ĕ-tre]
the science that deals with the measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human body. adj., adj anthropomet´ric.

an·thro·pom·e·try

(an'thrō-pom'ĕ-trē),
The branch of anthropology concerned with comparative measurements of the human body.
[anthropo- + G. metron, measure]

anthropometry

/an·thro·pom·e·try/ (an″thro-pom´ĕ-tre) the science dealing with measurement of the size, weight, and proportions of the human body.anthropomet´ric

anthropometry

[an′thrəpom′ətrē]
Etymology: Gk, anthropos + metron, measure
the science of measuring the human body as to height, weight, and size of component parts, including skinfold thickness, to study and compare the relative proportions under normal and abnormal conditions. Also called anthropometric measurement. anthropometric, adj.

anthropometry

The study of objective measurable physical variables in humans, which impacts on architecture, industrial design and ergonomics.

anthropometry

Medtalk
1. The measurement of a person's physical parameters–height and weight.
2. The field that deals with the physical dimensions, proportions, and composition of the human body, as well as the study of related variables that affect them.

an·thro·pom·e·try

(an'thrŏ-pom'ĕ-trē)
The branch of anthropology concerned with comparative measurements of the human body.
[anthropo- + G. metron, measure]

anthropometry

Human body measurement and weighing for scientific purposes such as anthropological or nutritional research or as an aid to clinical assessment.

Bertillon,

Alphonse, chief of criminal investigation for Paris police, 1853-1914.
Bertillon system - identification system. Synonym(s): anthropometry
Bertillon cephalometer

anthropometry

physical measurements of human size, shape, proportion and body composition for the purposes of comparison and establishing population norms, e.g. for gender, age, weight, ethnicity/race.

anthropometry

comparative measurement of physiological parameters

an·thro·pom·e·try

(an'thrŏ-pom'ĕ-trē)
The branch of anthropology concerned with comparative measurements of the human body.
[anthropo- + G. metron, measure]

anthropometry (an´thrəpom´ətrē),

n the measurement of the body and its parts.
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In this context, we would like to highlight the contribution of developmental origin of adult onset diseases and to project calf anthropometry as a marker to define the early life growth perturbation in this nutritionally stunted population.
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