Definition of craniometry in English:

craniometry

Syllabification: cra·ni·om·e·try
Pronunciation: /ˌkrānēˈämətrē
 
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noun

historical
  • The scientific measurement of skulls, especially in relation to craniology.
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    • The SAP physicians were far more rigorously quantitative in their craniometry.
    • Some of the examples he discusses may remind us of the metaphorical appropriation of biology by racist craniometry in the nineteenth century.
    • The nineteenth-century interest in craniometry had assumed that intelligence was both biological and inheritable.

Derivatives

craniometric

Pronunciation: /ˌkrānēəˈmetrik/
adjective
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  • Thus, this anatomical region is favorable for sex determination due to its craniometric characteristics.
  • The results of the present craniometric analysis are compared with other lines of evidence.
  • This article examines the potential contribution of archaeological human skeletal material, in particular craniometric data.

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