anthropometer

[an-thruh-pom-i-ter]
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noun Anthropology.

an instrument that consists of a calibrated, vertical rod to which are attached two horizontal arms, one fixed and one movable, for measuring the human trunk and limbs.

Nearby words

  1. anthropolatry,
  2. anthropological,
  3. anthropological linguistics,
  4. anthropologist,
  5. anthropology,
  6. anthropometric,
  7. anthropometrics,
  8. anthropometry,
  9. anthropomorphic,
  10. anthropomorphism

Origin of anthropometer

First recorded in 1880–85; anthropo- + -meter

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