chamaecephalic

adjective cham·ae·ce·phal·ic

Definition of chamaecephalic

anthropology

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

chamaecephaly

noun, plural

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Origin and Etymology of chamaecephalic

International Scientific Vocabulary chamae- + cephalic


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