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craniometer

[krey-nee-om-i-ter] /ˌkreɪ niˈɒm ɪ tər/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the external dimensions of skulls.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; cranio- + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for craniometer

craniometer

/ˌkreɪnɪˈɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the cranium or skull
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craniometer in Medicine

craniometer cra·ni·om·e·ter (krā'nē-ŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument or device used to measure the skull.


cra'ni·o·met'ric (-ə-mět'rĭk) or cra'ni·o·met'ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
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