somatology

[soh-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌsoʊ məˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of anthropology that deals with human physical characteristics.
Origin
1730–40; somato- + -logy
Related forms
somatologic
[suh-mat-l-oj-ik, soh-muh-tl-] /səˌmæt lˈɒdʒ ɪk, ˌsoʊ mə tl-/ (Show IPA),
somatological, adjective
somatologically, adverb
somatologist, noun
British Dictionary definitions for somatologic
somatology (ˌsəʊməˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
1.  the branch of biology concerned with the structure and function of the body
2.  the branch of anthropology dealing with the physical characteristics of man
 
somatologic
 
adj
 
somato'logical
 
adj
 
somato'logically
 
adv
 
soma'tologist
 
n

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