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cranioscopy

[krey-nee-os-kuh-pee] /ˌkreɪ niˈɒs kə pi/
noun
1.
observation, examination, and description of the human skull.
Origin of cranioscopy
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805; cranio- + -scopy
Related forms
cranioscopical
[krey-nee-uh-skop-i-kuh l] /ˌkreɪ ni əˈskɒp ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
cranioscopist, noun
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