Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That part of zoömetry or anthropometry which has to do with the relative proportions or differences of the skeleton or its individual parts.

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  • noun anatomy The measurement of the bones of the skeleton (both human and animal)

Etymologies

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From osteo- + -metry

Examples

  • Fossil dogs and wolves from Palaeolithic sites in Belgium, the Ukraine and Russia: osteometry, ancient DNA and stable isotopes

    Dienekes' Anthropology Blog

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