craniology

noun cra·ni·ol·o·gy \ ˌkrā-nē-ˈä-lə-jē \

Definition of craniology

: a science dealing with variations in size, shape, and proportions of skulls among human races

Origin and Etymology of craniology

probably from German Kraniologie, from kranio- crani- + -logie -logy


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craniology

noun cra·ni·ol·o·gy \ ˌkrā-nē-ˈäl-ə-jē \

medical Definition of craniology

plural craniologies
: a science dealing with variations in size, shape, and proportions of skulls among the human races

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