dolichocephalic

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adjective dol·i·cho·ce·phal·ic \ˌdä-li-kō-sə-ˈfa-lik\

Definition of dolichocephalic

  1. :  having a relatively long head with cephalic index of less than 75

dolichocephaly

play \-ˈse-fə-lē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of dolichocephalic

New Latin dolichocephalus long-headed, from Greek dolichos long + -kephalos, from kephalē head — more at cephalic


Medical Dictionary

dolichocephalic

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adjective dol·i·cho·ce·phal·ic \-sə-ˈfal-ik\

Medical Definition of dolichocephalic

  1. :  having a relatively long head with a cephalic index of less than 75

dolichocephaly

\-ˈsef-ə-lē\play noun plural

dolichocephalies


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