osteometry

osteometry
The branch of anthropometry concerned with the relative size of the different parts of the skeleton. [osteo- + G. metron, measurement]

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os·te·om·e·try .äs-tē-'äm-ə-trē n, pl -tries the measurement of bones esp anthropometric measurement of the human skeleton
os·teo·met·ric .äs-tē-ə-'me-trik adj

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os·te·om·e·try (os″te-omґə-tre) [osteo- + -metry] the measurement of bones.

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