craniophore

[ krey-nee-uh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ ˈkreɪ ni əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /

noun

a device that holds a skull in place for measuring.

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Origin of craniophore

First recorded in 1875–80; cranio- + -phore
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