dolichocephalic

adjective
dol·​i·​cho·​ce·​phal·​ic | \ ˌdä-li-kō-sə-ˈfa-lik How to pronounce dolichocephalic (audio) \

Definition of dolichocephalic

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

Other Words from dolichocephalic

dolichocephaly \ ˌdä-​li-​kō-​ˈse-​fə-​lē How to pronounce dolichocephalic (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of dolichocephalic

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dolichocephalic

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

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“Dolichocephalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dolichocephalic. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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dolichocephalic

adjective
dol·​i·​cho·​ce·​phal·​ic | \ -sə-ˈfal-ik How to pronounce dolichocephalic (audio) \

Medical Definition of dolichocephalic

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

Other Words from dolichocephalic

dolichocephaly \ -​ˈsef-​ə-​lē How to pronounce dolichocephalic (audio) \ noun, plural dolichocephalies

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