anthropometrics

[an-thruh-puh-me-triks, ‐poh‐]

noun (used with a singular verb)

the science of measuring the size and proportions of the human body (called anthropometry), especially as applied to the design of furniture and machines.

Origin of anthropometrics

1880–85; anthropo- + -metrics
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