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somatology

[soh-muh-tol-uh-jee] /ˌsoʊ məˈtɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of anthropology that deals with human physical characteristics.
Origin
1730-1740
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
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British Dictionary definitions for somatology

somatology

/ˌsəʊməˈtɒlədʒɪ/
noun
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
Derived Forms
somatologic (ˌsəʊmətəˈlɒdʒɪk), somatological, adjective
somatologically, adverb
somatologist, noun
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