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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]
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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cra·ni·ol·o·gy

(krānē-olŏ-jē)
The science concerned with variations in size, shape, and proportion of the cranium.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Craniological theories of inequality influenced Milne-Edwards well into the 1880s.
In order to solve this discrepancy, we collected sexed skulls of the European badger from the Western Carpathians and aimed 1) to assess a morphological difference between males and females and 2) to identify the best craniological parameters that discriminate between the badger sexes.
The craniological data were fitted by several models of different complexity in order to prevent discarding any important information and to ensure robustness of the results.
As a first step, we evaluated sexual dimorphism using all craniological measures simultaneously.
Craniological parameters discriminating between the badger sexes
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