craniometer etymology

English word craniometer comes from English -meter (Used to form the names of measuring devices.), English cranio- (Cranium.)

Detailed word origin of craniometer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-meter English (eng) Used to form the names of measuring devices.
cranio- English (eng) Cranium.
craniometer English (eng) A device used to measure the size of the skull.

Words with the same origin as craniometer

Descendants of -meter
accelerometer altimeter arthrometer barometer calorimeter calorimetry dioptometer dynamometer fluorometer geoboard geometry glucometer hodometer holometer inclinometer lucimeter pantometer photopolarimeter pulsimeter spectrometer symmetry tachometer tiltmeter trig trigonometry
Descendants of cranio-
craniocarpotarsal craniocaudal craniocentric cranioclast craniodiaphyseal craniodistal craniodorsal cranioencephalic craniofacial craniolateral craniomandibular craniomedial craniometry cranioplasty cranioquadrate craniorachischisis craniosacral cranioscopy craniospinal craniosynostosis craniosynostotic craniothoracic cranioventral craniovertebral