craniometrical

craniometry

[krey-nee-om-i-tree]
noun
the science of measuring skulls, chiefly to determine their characteristic relationship to sex, body type, or genetic population.

Origin:
1860–65; cranio- + -metry

craniometric [krey-nee-uh-me-trik] , craniometrical, adjective
craniometrically, adverb
craniometrist, noun
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craniometry (ˌkreɪnɪˈɒmɪtrɪ)
 
n
the study and measurement of skulls
 
craniometric
 
adj
 
cranio'metrical
 
adj
 
cranio'metrically
 
adv
 
crani'ometrist
 
n

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craniometry cra·ni·om·e·try (krā'nē-ŏm'ĭ-trē)
n.
Measurement of the skull to determine its characteristics as related to sex, race, or body type.

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