zoometry


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zo·om·e·try

 (zō-ŏm′ĭ-trē)
n. pl. zo·om·e·tries
Measurement and comparison of the sizes and proportions of animals or animal parts.

zo′o·met′ric (-ə-mĕt′rĭk), zo′o·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
zo′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
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zoometry

(zəʊˈɒmɪtrɪ)
n
(Zoology) the branch of zoology concerned with the relative length or size of the different parts of an animal or animals
zoometric, ˌzooˈmetrical adj
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zoometry

the measurement and comparison of the sizes of animals and their parts. — zoometric, adj.
See also: Measurement
the measurement and comparison of the sizes of animals and their parts.
See also: Animals
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The zoometry was monitored every two weeks for two months as described above.
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Altogether the OED lists and describes 81 nouns ending in "-metry," including such sciences as altimetry, chronometry, iconometry, morphometry, optometry, radiometry, seismometry, sociometry, stylometry, volumetry, and zoometry.