phrenology

noun phre·nol·o·gy \ fri-ˈnä-lə-jē \

Definition of phrenology

:the study of the conformation of the skull based on the belief that it is indicative of mental faculties and character

phrenological

play \ˌfre-nə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌfrē-\ adjective

phrenologist

play \fri-ˈnä-lə-jist\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of phrenology

Greek phren-, phrēn


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phrenology

noun phre·nol·o·gy \ fri-ˈnäl-ə-jē \

medical Definition of phrenology

plural phrenologies
:the former study of the conformation of the skull based on the belief that it is indicative of mental faculties and character

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