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zoometry

[zoh-om-i-tree]
noun
  1. measurement of the proportionate lengths or sizes of the parts of animals.
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Origin of zoometry

First recorded in 1875–80; zoo- + -metry
Related formszo·o·met·ric [zoh-uh-me-trik] /ˌzoʊ əˈmɛ trɪk/, zo·o·met·ri·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zoometry

zoometry

noun
  1. the branch of zoology concerned with the relative length or size of the different parts of an animal or animals
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Derived Formszoometric (ˌzəʊəˈmɛtrɪk) or zoometrical, adjective
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