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brachycephalic

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adjective brachy·ce·phal·ic \ˌbra-ki-sə-ˈfa-lik\

Definition of brachycephalic

  1. :  short-headed or broad-headed with a cephalic index of over 80

brachycephaly

play \-ˈse-fə-lē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of brachycephalic

New Latin brachycephalus, from Greek brachy- + kephalē head — more at cephalic


First Known Use: circa 1852


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brachycephalic

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adjective brachy·ce·phal·ic \ˌbrak-i-sə-ˈfal-ik\

Medical Definition of brachycephalic

  1. :  short-headed or broad-headed with a cephalic index of over 80

brachycephaly

\-ˈsef-ə-lē\play noun plural

brachycephalies




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