platystencephalic

adjective
plat·​ys·​ten·​ce·​phal·​ic | \ ¦platə̇¦stensə̇¦falik \

Definition of platystencephalic

: having a dolichocephalic head with a wide pentagonal occiput and a prognathous jaw

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Other Words from platystencephalic

platystencephaly \ ˌ⸗⸗ˌ⸗ˈsefəlē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for platystencephalic

Greek platystatos (superlative of platys broad) + English encephalic

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“Platystencephalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/platystencephalic. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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