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Noun: phrenology  fri'nó-lu-jee
  1. A now abandoned study of the shape of skull as indicative of the strengths of different faculties
    "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience"

Derived forms: phrenologies

Type of: craniology

Encyclopedia: Phrenology