cranioscopy

[ krey-nee-os-kuh-pee ]
/ ˌkreɪ niˈɒs kə pi /
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noun

observation, examination, and description of the human skull.

Nearby words

  1. craniorrhachischisis,
  2. craniosacral,
  3. craniosacral therapy,
  4. cranioschisis,
  5. craniosclerosis,
  6. craniospinal,
  7. craniostenosis,
  8. craniosynostosis,
  9. craniotabes,
  10. craniotomy

Origin of cranioscopy

First recorded in 1795–1805; cranio- + -scopy

Related formscra·ni·o·scop·i·cal [krey-nee-uh-skop-i-kuh l] /ˌkreɪ ni əˈskɒp ɪ kəl/, adjectivecra·ni·os·co·pist, noun

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