Definition of Craniometer

1. Noun. An instrument for measuring skull sizes.




Definition of Craniometer

1. n. An instrument for measuring the size of skulls.

Definition of Craniometer

1. Noun. A device used to measure the size of the skull. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Craniometer

1. An instrument for measuring the diameters of the skull. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Craniometer

craniognomy
craniograph
craniography
craniolacunia
craniological
craniologically
craniologies
craniologist
craniologists
craniology
craniomalacia
craniomandibular
craniomandibular disorders
craniomeningocele
craniometaphysial dysplasia
craniometer (current term)
craniometers
craniometric
craniometric point
craniometric points
craniometrical
craniometries
craniometry
craniopagi
craniopagus
craniopagus occipitalis
craniopagus parasiticus
craniopathy
craniopharyngeal
craniopharyngeal canal

Literary usage of Craniometer

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1900)
"An Improved Form of craniometer for the Segmentation of the Transverse, Vertical, and Antero- Posterior Diameters of the Cranium. By David Hepburn, MD, CM, ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"... craniometer and Craniometric Methods. By Professor J. SYMINGTON, MD, FRS 6. Anthropometric Measurements in Crete and other parts of the Area. ..."

3. Elements of Phrenology by George Combe (1835)
"Figure 2d represents a craniometer, invented by r. ROBERT ELLIS and Mr. WILLIAM GRAY, and proved of, in its present form by the Phrenological ..."

4. Operative surgery, for students and practitioners by John Joseph McGrath (1921)
"Various Fissures, etc., Indicated by Kocher craniometer. B-.V. equatorial line; L\ linea limitans; U, point on the sagittal line midway between ..."

5. Phreno-geology: The Progressive Creation of Man, Indicated by Natural by James Stanley Grimes (1851)
"I am now supposing the measurement to be made with callipers, but it would be much better to use a graduated craniometer, which might be easily so contrived ..."

6. Catalogue of the Special Loan Collection of Scientific Apparatus at the by South Kensington Museum (1876)
"craniometer, by which measurements of crania may be taken rapidly and accurately. ... The cranium ined in the craniometer is a well- marked specimen of the ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1900)
"An Improved Form of craniometer for the Segmentation of the Transverse, Vertical, and Antero- Posterior Diameters of the Cranium. By David Hepburn, MD, CM, ..."

8. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"... craniometer and Craniometric Methods. By Professor J. SYMINGTON, MD, FRS 6. Anthropometric Measurements in Crete and other parts of the Area. ..."

9. Elements of Phrenology by George Combe (1835)
"Figure 2d represents a craniometer, invented by r. ROBERT ELLIS and Mr. WILLIAM GRAY, and proved of, in its present form by the Phrenological ..."

10. Operative surgery, for students and practitioners by John Joseph McGrath (1921)
"Various Fissures, etc., Indicated by Kocher craniometer. B-.V. equatorial line; L\ linea limitans; U, point on the sagittal line midway between ..."

11. Phreno-geology: The Progressive Creation of Man, Indicated by Natural by James Stanley Grimes (1851)
"I am now supposing the measurement to be made with callipers, but it would be much better to use a graduated craniometer, which might be easily so contrived ..."

12. Catalogue of the Special Loan Collection of Scientific Apparatus at the by South Kensington Museum (1876)
"craniometer, by which measurements of crania may be taken rapidly and accurately. ... The cranium ined in the craniometer is a well- marked specimen of the ..."

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