cephalic index


cephalic index

noun

Definition of CEPHALIC INDEX

:  the ratio multiplied by 100 of the maximum breadth from side to side of the head to its maximum length from front to back in living individuals — compare cranial index

First Known Use of CEPHALIC INDEX

1866

cephalic index

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CEPHALIC INDEX

: the ratio multiplied by 100 of the maximum breadth of the head to its maximum length—compare cranial index

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