Definition of anthroposcopy in English:

anthroposcopy

noun

historical
  • The observation of the physical features of a person, formerly done in order to assess mental and moral characteristics.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in New & Complete Dictionary Arts & Science. From anthropo- + -scopy, after post-classical Latin anthroposcopia.

Pronunciation

anthroposcopy

/ˌanθrəˈpɒskəpi/