chamaecephalic

adjective
cham·​ae·​ce·​phal·​ic

Definition of chamaecephalic

anthropology
: having a flattened receding head with a length-height index of 70 or less

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Other Words from chamaecephalic

chamaecephaly \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈsefəlē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for chamaecephalic

International Scientific Vocabulary chamae- + cephalic

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“Chamaecephalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chamaecephalic. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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