dolichocephalic

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

Definition of dolichocephalic 

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

Other Words from dolichocephalic

dolichocephaly \ -​ˈse-​fə-​lē \ 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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about dolichocephalic

Share dolichocephalic

Statistics for dolichocephalic

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for dolichocephalic

The first known use of dolichocephalic was in 1852

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for dolichocephalic

dolichocephalic

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

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 \ noun plural dolichocephalies

Comments on dolichocephalic

What made you want to look up dolichocephalic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

playful or foolish behavior

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!