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The study of human body measurement for use in anthropological classification and comparison.

an′thro·po·met′ric (-pə-mĕt′rĭk), an′thro·po·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
an′thro·po·met′ri·cal·ly adv.
an′thro·pom′e·trist n.
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Adj.1.anthropometrical - of or relating to anthropometryanthropometrical - of or relating to anthropometry  
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Materials and Methods: Anthropometrically matched 50 V and 50 NV males in the age group 17-19 were recruited for the study.
Anthropometrically, men have a higher lean body mass than women which is usually evident as the percentage of lean body mass on the upper limbs and the total lean body mass.
Examination revealed an active, anthropometrically normal, febrile child with axillary lymphadenopathy and hepatosplenomegaly.
Anthropometrically, women tend to have broader hips relative to their waist and shoulders compared to men who possess broader shoulders relative to their hips (2).
Another limitation is a possible selection bias, since there was a selective loss of children who were not assessed anthropometrically and who were characterized by predominantly belonging to indigenous ethnic groups, to the lowest socioeconomic group, with uneducated mothers and a history of having resided in rural areas previously.
Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) can be anthropometrically diagnosed by two criteria: weight-for-height less than -3 SD of the WHO standards, or mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) less than 115mm.
Each child was anthropometrically assessed (weight and height) by a trained fieldworker using standardised and internationally described procedures.
Anthropometrically determined nutritional status of urban primary schoolchildren in Makurdi, Nigeria.
The reference height taken for the installation was 160 cm, which is commonly accepted as 'eye level' for human beings anthropometrically.