cranioscopy

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

noun

observation, examination, and description of the human skull.

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Origin of cranioscopy

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

OTHER WORDS FROM cranioscopy

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