Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to craniology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to craniology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to craniology.

Etymologies

craniology +‎ -ical (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And this american professor responded: I somebody have seen me with craniological compass in hands, I would be fired.

    Academia, Harvard Law School, and freedom of speech

  • The deduction of the French scientists De Quatrefages and Hamy have been based almost entirely on craniological and osteological observations, and these authors argue a much wider distribution of the Negritos than other writers hold.

    Negritos of Zambales

  • His having taken so much pains in collecting facts and drawings on this point, necessarily leads to the inference that he attaches much value to the craniological distinctions.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844

  • The truth is, that had the doctor at that period been permitted to examine the heads of the sovereigns of Europe they would have afforded very curious craniological studies.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • I tried afterwards to measure it, and found that for craniological purposes it was utterly valueless.

    The Aztec Treasure-House

  • _Mythological, anthropological, craniological and antediluvian disquisitions_.

    Across China on Foot

  • To throw more than a cursory glance at them Would lead me into interminable disquisitions of a mythological, anthropological, craniological, and antediluvian nature for which one would not find universal approval among his readers.

    Across China on Foot

  • He would get some excellent shooting, especially in the Salwen Valley, not exactly a health resort, however; and had he inclinations towards botanical, ethnological, craniological, or philological studies, he would be at a loss to find anywhere in the world a more interesting area.

    Across China on Foot

  • Blumenbach added to these craniological criteria others of a general somatological character, deduced from the observation of the members of the body, chiefly of the head and its parts.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Statements have been widely circulated to the effect that not only relatively to the body, but even absolutely, the Japanese possess larger brains than the European, but craniological statistics do not verify the assertion.

    Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic

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