chamaecranial

adjective
cham·​ae·​cra·​ni·​al

Definition of chamaecranial

anthropology
: having a low flat skull with a length-height index of less than 70

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Other Words from chamaecranial

chamaecranic \ -​¦krānik \ adjective
chamaecrany \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌkrānē \ noun

History and Etymology for chamaecranial

German chamäkran chamaecranial (from chamä- chamae- + Greek kranion cranium) + English -ial

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“Chamaecranial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chamaecranial. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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