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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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In no test is an anthropometrically correct female crash-test dummy required.
With this aim and following the standardized protocol of the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK), six skinfolds in men and three in women were anthropometrically measured.
Control group: non-flour mill workers in Lideta subcity anthropometrically matched to study group were selected as control group.
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.
Overall, 106 (41.41%) of under-five children studied were anthropometrically normal.
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.
The total of 864 students was assessed anthropometrically. The mean BMI of male and female children was 19.5 [+ or -] 3.6 and 19.0 [+ or -] 3.4 kg/[m.sup.2], respectively.
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.