Definition of craniological in US English:

craniological

adjective

historical
  • See craniology

    • ‘Before he died he willed his body for medical research, and his cranium for craniological study.’
    • ‘Utilizing craniological, literary, and pictorial evidence, he reconstructed the racial structure of ancient Greece.’
    • ‘The essence of Gall's method of localization lay in correlating variations in character with variations in external craniological signs.’
    • ‘Such craniological and anthropometric studies represented a minority of the papers.’
    • ‘Two additional ‘craniological’ hypotheses, however, rendered the science empirically vulnerable.’

Pronunciation

craniological

/-nēəˈläjikəl/