brachyskelic

adjective
brachy·​skelic | \ ¦brakə̇¦skelik \
variants: or less commonly brachyskelous \ braˈkiskələs , brəˈ-​ \

Definition of brachyskelic

: having legs short in proportion to the trunk : having a skelic index of 75 to 80

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History and Etymology for brachyskelic

brachy- + Greek skelos leg + English -ic or -ous

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“Brachyskelic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brachyskelic. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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