craniometer

[krey-nee-om-i-ter]

noun

an instrument for measuring the external dimensions of skulls.

Origin of craniometer

First recorded in 1875–80; cranio- + -meter
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British Dictionary definitions for craniometer

craniometer

noun

an instrument for measuring the cranium or skull
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craniometer in Medicine

craniometer

[krā′nē-ŏmĭ-tər]

n.

An instrument or device used to measure the skull.
Related formscra′ni•o•metric (-ə-mĕtrĭk) null adj.
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