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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

anthropometry

The study of objective measurable physical variables in humans, which impacts on architecture, industrial design and ergonomics.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

anthropometry

Human body measurement and weighing for scientific purposes such as anthropological or nutritional research or as an aid to clinical assessment.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Bertillon,

Alphonse, chief of criminal investigation for Paris police, 1853-1914.
Bertillon system - identification system. Synonym(s): anthropometry
Bertillon cephalometer
Medical Eponyms © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The mechanism of spine fracture and the influence of the driver's anthropometry were investigated in Case 1 and Case 2.
If such anthropometry equations can be derived, that would be beneficial for ageing population in India.
And his Anthropometry paintings were created by choreographing nude models as living paint brushes to transfer blue pigment on to canvas.
Traditionally, protective wear focused primarily on structural (or static) anthropometry which measures the length of bones between joint centres, with the person measured standing as opposed to functional (or dynamic) anthropometry which records measurements when the body is in motion or engaged in a physical activity (Hedge, 2011).
Anthropometry assessment has highly attracted researchers' attention because it is easy and inexpensive.
Pioneering the as-yet-untried system of fingerprint detection and using cutting edge forensics, including crime scene photography, anthropometry, pathology, laboratory analysis, Achille attempts to separate the innocent from the guilty.
Anthropometry measurements including weight, waist and hip measurements, and blood and urine samples were collected at baseline and after each intervention phase.
Anthropometry is a study of human body measurements such as stature, reach, body length, circumference and many others.