craniological


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cra·ni·ol·o·gy

 (krā′nē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of the characteristics of the skull, such as size and shape, especially in humans.

cra′ni·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
cra′ni·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
cra′ni·ol′o·gist n.
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