A New Apparatus for Stereometry: Moiré Contourograph

  • Harumi Terada
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 49)


In addition to traditional caliper-and-tape anthropometry, other techniques that provide data for the quantitative analysis of body composition have been explored as morphological approaches to the assessment of nutritional status.1 These techniques should contribute to widening the scope of somatology and its practical usefulness.


Body Surface Area Contour Line Body Density Contour Interval Body Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harumi Terada
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyKitasato University School of MedicineSagamiharaJapan

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