platycephalic

adjective

platy·​cephalic
variants or less commonly platycephalous
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: having a head flat on top
the chimpanzee is more platycephalic than … the gorillaArthur Keith

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Etymology

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 8 Feb. 2023.

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