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craniology

[krey-nee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌkreɪ niˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the science that deals with the size, shape, and other characteristics of human skulls.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; cranio- + -logy
Related forms
craniological
[krey-nee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌkreɪ ni əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
craniologically, adverb
craniologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for craniologically

craniology

/ˌkreɪnɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of science concerned with the shape and size of the human skull, esp with reference to variations between different races
Derived Forms
craniological (ˌkreɪnɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
craniologically, adverb
craniologist, noun
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craniologically in Medicine

craniology cra·ni·ol·o·gy (krā'nē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of the characteristics of the skull, such as size and shape, especially in humans.

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