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cephalic index

noun

Definition of cephalic index

  1. :  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



1866

First Known Use of cephalic index

1866


Medical Dictionary

cephalic index

noun

Medical Definition of cephalic index

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




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