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craniometry

 [kra″ne-om´ĕ-tre]
a branch of anthropometry, being the measurement of the dimensions and angles of a bony skull.

cra·ni·om·e·try

(krā'nē-om'ĕ-trē),
Measurement of the dry skull after removal of the soft parts and study of its topography.
[cranio- + G. metron, measure]

craniometry

/cra·ni·om·e·try/ (kra″ne-om´ah-tre) the scientific measurement of the dimensions of the bones of the skull and face.craniomet´ric

craniometry

(krā′nē-ŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
Measurement of the skull to determine its characteristics as related to sex, race, or body type.

cra·ni·om·e·try

(krā'nē-om'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of the dry skull after removal of the soft parts and study of its topography.
[cranio- + G. metron, measure]
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CRANIOMETRIC POINTS: These are the fixed points of the skull used in craniometry: 1) acanthion; 2) asterion; 3) basion; 4) bregma; 5) condylion; 6) coronion or koronion; 7) crotaphion; 8) dacryon; 9) entomion; 10) glabella or metopion; 11) gnathion; 12) gonion; 13) infradentale; 14) inion; 15) jugale; 6) koronion; 16) mastoidale; 10) metopion; 17) nasion; 18) obelion; 19) opisthion; 20) orbitale; 21) pogonion; 22) porion; 23) prosthion; 24) pterion; 25) rhinion; 26) sphenion; 27) stephanion; 28) symphysion; 29) zygion; 30) zygomaxillary point.

craniometry

(krā-nē-ŏm′ĕ-trē) [″ + metron, measure]
Study of the skull and measurement of its bones.
See: illustration

cra·ni·om·e·try

(krā'nē-om'ĕ-trē)
Measurement of the dry skull after removal of the soft parts and study of its topography.
[cranio- + G. metron, measure]

craniometry (krā´nēom´ətrē),

n the study of the measurements of the skull.

craniometry

a branch of morphometry, being the measurement of the dimensions and angles of a bony skull.