Broca recommends to travelers an anthropometer consisting of a graduated rod with a movable index attached.
The application of these ideas to environment will come most easily when we measure the children with the anthropometer.
They have the meter in many forms: in the anthropometer, in the ruler.
Certain anthropologists are now trying to perfect the anthropometer (Mosso's school).
In measuring the individual stature it is customary to use an instrument called an anthropometer (Fig. 142).
And, indeed, how is it possible to bring the entire person posteriorly in contact with the vertical rod of the anthropometer?
But this greatly complicates the anthropometer, and hardly any anthropometer possesses this attachment.