brachycephalic


brachy·ce·phal·ic

adjective \ˌbra-ki-sə-ˈfa-lik\

Definition of BRACHYCEPHALIC

:  short-headed or broad-headed with a cephalic index of over 80
brachy·ceph·a·ly \-ˈse-fə-lē\ noun

Origin of BRACHYCEPHALIC

New Latin brachycephalus, from Greek brachy- + kephalē head — more at cephalic
First Known Use: circa 1852

brachy·ce·phal·ic

adjective \ˌbrak-i-sə-ˈfal-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BRACHYCEPHALIC

: short-headed or broad-headed with a cephalic index of over 80
brachy·ceph·a·ly \-ˈsef-ə-lē\ noun, plural brachy·ceph·a·lies

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