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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.
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(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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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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