somatometry


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somatometry

[‚sō·mə′täm·ə·trē]
(anatomy)
Measurement of the human body with the soft parts intact.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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