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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Geographic substructure in craniometric estimates of admixture for contemporary American populations.
Our paper compares Indian crania with the series recorded by Howells [17] on a large suite of craniometric measurements, to test three hypotheses on Indian affinities arising from recent genetic studies.
According to our knowledge, this is the first craniometric study of congenital bilateral blind people.
In the late 1930s, Ales Hrdlicka collected human remains from several sites in the Eastern Aleutians with the intent to use craniometric patterning to investigate Aleut origins.
The dental, DNA, and craniometric studies point to Pacific coastal regions of both North and South American populations as the locations we should be investigating for answers to the earliest migrations.
New World nectar-feeding bats: biology, morphology and craniometric approach to systematics.
They use wild suid craniometric data from Israel to demonstrate that there can be marked variations in wild pig populations across geographic ranges.
Genetic Characterization and phylogenetic relationships between Ateles species (Atelidae, Primates) by means of DNA microsatellite markers and craniometric data.
Pietrusewsky, Michael 1979 Craniometric variation in Pleistocene Australian and more recent Australian and New Guinea populations studied by multivariate procedures, AIAS, Canberra(Occasional Papers in Human Biology 2).