zoometry

[zoh-om-i-tree]

noun

measurement of the proportionate lengths or sizes of the parts of animals.

Nearby words

  1. zoom lens,
  2. zoom out,
  3. zoom shot,
  4. zoomastigophorea,
  5. zoometric,
  6. zoomorphic,
  7. zoomorphism,
  8. zoon,
  9. zoonal,
  10. zoonosis

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

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

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