craniology


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cra·ni·ol·o·gy

(krā'nē-ol'ō-jē),
The science concerned with variations in size, shape, and proportion of the cranium, especially with the variations characterizing the different races of humans.
[cranio- + G. logos, study]

craniology

(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.

craniology

[krā′nē·ol′əjē,]
the study of the shape, size, proportions, and other features of the human skull. It is usually associated with anthropological research.

cra·ni·ol·o·gy

(krānē-olŏ-jē)
The science concerned with variations in size, shape, and proportion of the cranium, especially with the variations characterizing the different races of humans.

cra·ni·ol·o·gy

(krānē-olŏ-jē)
The science concerned with variations in size, shape, and proportion of the cranium.
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While phrenology may be allied with craniology and scientific racism in our historical imaginary, African Americans, women, and others excluded from the national body politic latched onto phrenology as a radically inclusive, if even democratic science throughout the antebellum period.
The craniology of the Aborigines of coastal New South Wales (Oceania Monographs 13).
which itself was predicated on the pseudo-sciences of eugenics and craniology that saw their major development during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
The craniology and relationships of four species of Bos.
The craniology and relationships of four species of Bos, Journal of Archaeological Science 7: 3-32.