zoometry

[ zoh-om-i-tree ]
/ zoʊˈɒm ɪ tri /

noun

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

OTHER WORDS FROM zoometry

zo·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
/ (zəʊˈɒmɪtrɪ) /

noun

the branch of zoology concerned with the relative length or size of the different parts of an animal or animals

Derived forms of zoometry

zoometric (ˌzəʊəˈmɛtrɪk) or zoometrical, adjective
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