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Date: 1800-1900
Language: Greek
Origin: phren 'mind' + English -ology

phrenology

noun
     
Related topics: Psychology, Psychiatry
phre‧nol‧ogy [uncountable]
MP the study of the shape of people's heads as a way of finding out what their characters and abilities are, which was popular in the 19th century
phrenologist noun [countable]

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