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.
/ˌkreɪnɪˈɒmɪtrɪ/
noun
1.
the study and measurement of skulls

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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