acrocranial

adjective
ac·​ro·​cra·​ni·​al | \ ¦a-krō-¦krā-nē-əl \
variants: or acrocranic \ ¦a-​krō-​¦krā-​nik \

Definition of acrocranial

of a skull
: being pyramidal or pointed at the top with a breadth-height index of 98 or above

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Other Words from acrocranial

acrocrany \ ˈa-​krō-​ˌkrā-​nē \ noun, plural -es

First Known Use of acrocranial

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acrocranial

acr- + cranial, cranic

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“Acrocranial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acrocranial. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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