Definition of craniometer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkrānēˈämədər/

Entry from US English dictionary


A device for measuring the external dimensions of the skull.
Example sentences
  • He knows the craniometer is a rare item, he said, ‘because I've never seen another one.’
  • This craniometer includes various hinged attachments to aid measurement of skull sizes.
  • Being a specialist precision instrument, a good craniometer is quite expensive and will set you down at least $350.

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Syllabification: cra·ni·om·e·ter

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