zoometry


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zoometry

(zō-ŏm′ĭ-trē)
n. pl. zoome·tries
Measurement and comparison of the sizes and proportions of animals or animal parts.

zo′o·met′ric (-ə-mĕt′rĭk), zo′o·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
zo′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
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Caption: Figure 2: Zoometry after diets and V10-DMAP treatments: (a) body weight, (b) BMI, (c) Lee index, the percentage of the body fat mass index, and (d) abdominal perimeter or circumference.