Definition of craniology
: a science dealing with variations in size, shape, and proportions of skulls among human races
Origin of craniology
probably from German Kraniologie, from kranio- crani- + -logie -logy
First Known Use: 1851
Medical Definition of craniology
: a science dealing with variations in size, shape, and proportions of skulls among the human races
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