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anthropometer

[an-thruh-pom-i-ter] /ˌæn θrəˈpɒm ɪ tər/
noun, Anthropology
1.
an instrument that consists of a calibrated, vertical rod to which are attached two horizontal arms, one fixed and one movable, for measuring the human trunk and limbs.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; anthropo- + -meter
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