Anthroposcopy
Anthroposcopy An`thro*pos"co*py (-p[o^]s"k[-o]*p[y^]), n. [Gr. 'a`nqrwpos man + -scopy.] The art of discovering or judging of a man's character, passions. and inclinations from a study of his visible features. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • anthroposcopy — ˌ ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ˈpäskəpē noun ( es) Etymology: anthrop + scopy : determination of human bodily characteristics by inspection as opposed to exact measurements compare anthropometry * * * /an threuh pos keuh pee/, n. physiognomy (def. 2). [1840 50;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anthroposcopy — /an threuh pos keuh pee/, n. physiognomy (def. 2). [1840 50; ANTHROPO + SCOPY] * * * …   Universalium

  • anthroposcopy — Judging body type and build by inspection. [anthropo + G. skopeo, to view] * * * an·thro·pos·co·py (an″thrə posґkə pe) [anthropo + scopy] the judging of the type of body build by inspection rather than by anthropometry …   Medical dictionary

  • anthroposcopy — an·thro·pos·co·py …   English syllables

  • anthroposcopy — The art of determining personality or character from physical features …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • anthroposcopy —   n. evaluation of human bodily characteristics by inspection rather than anthropometry …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Astrology — Not to be confused with Astronomy. ‹ The template below (Ast box) is being considered for merging. See templates for discussion to help reach a consensus. › …   Wikipedia

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