craniometry

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craniometry

[‚krā·nē′äm·ə·trē]
(anthropology)
The science of measuring the skull, especially for determining characteristics of a particular race, sex, or somatotype.
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Previous examinations of the material from northern Quebec and Newfoundland have indicated that the Dorset people were physically comparable to the Thule culture Inuit, characterized primarily by a large robust neurocranium, dolichocephaly, and marked cheekbones (Anderson and Tuck, 1974; Utermohle, 1984).
At the time of birth, Mesocephaly dominated in Banias, Brachycephaly in Jat Sikhs and Dolichocephaly in Majhbi Sikhs.
Facial phenotype 2nd decade One of the following: All (a) Bilateral ovarian (a) Dolichocephaly cystadenoma (b) Long face (b) Parotid monomorphic (c) Down slanting palpebral adenoma fissures and/orminorptosis (d) Low nasal bridge (e) Wide or anteverted nares (f) Open mouth at rest