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craniometry

[krey-nee-om-i-tree] /ˌkreɪ niˈɒm ɪ tri/
noun
1.
the science of measuring skulls, chiefly to determine their characteristic relationship to sex, body type, or genetic population.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; cranio- + -metry
Related forms
craniometric
[krey-nee-uh-me-trik] /ˌkreɪ ni əˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
craniometrical, adjective
craniometrically, adverb
craniometrist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for craniometrist

craniometry

/ˌkreɪnɪˈɒmɪtrɪ/
noun
1.
the study and measurement of skulls
Derived Forms
craniometric (ˌkreɪnɪəˈmɛtrɪk), craniometrical, adjective
craniometrically, adverb
craniometrist, noun
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craniometrist in Medicine

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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