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.

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

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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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.