adjective ta·pei·no·ce·phal·ic \tə¦pīnōsə̇¦falik, -pān-\

Definition of tapeinocephalic

  1. :  having a low skull with a breadth-height index of less than 79 due to synostosis of the great wings of the sphenoid with the frontal bone


noun, plural



\-lē\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of tapeinocephalic

French tapinocéphale (from Greek tapeinos low + French -céphale -cephalic) + English -ic

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