hyperbrachycephalic

adjective
hy·​per·​brachy·​ce·​phal·​ic | \ -ˌbrak-ē-sə-ˈfal-ik How to pronounce hyperbrachycephalic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperbrachycephalic

: having a very round or broad head with a cephalic index of over 85

Other Words from hyperbrachycephalic

hyperbrachycephaly \ -​ˈsef-​ə-​lē How to pronounce hyperbrachycephaly (audio) \ noun, plural hyperbrachycephalies

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“Hyperbrachycephalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperbrachycephalic. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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