Ammon's law

noun
Am·mon's law | \ ˈämənz- , ˈam- ; ˈäˌmȯnz- \

Definition of Ammon's law 

: a generalization in anthropology: the cephalic index varies inversely as the stature

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First Known Use of Ammon's law

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ammon's law

after Otto Ammon †1916 German anthropologist

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