platycephalic

adjective
platy·​cephalic
variants: or less commonly platycephalous \ ¦⸗⸗+ \

Definition of platycephalic

: having a head flat on top the chimpanzee is more platycephalic than … the gorilla— Arthur Keith

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History and Etymology for platycephalic

platycephalic from platy- + -cephalic; platycephalous International Scientific Vocabulary platy- + -cephalous

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“Platycephalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/platycephalic. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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