hypsicephalic

adjective
hyp·​si·​ce·​phal·​ic | \ -sə-ˈfal-ik How to pronounce hypsicephalic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypsicephalic

: having a high forehead with a length-height index of 62.6 or higher — compare hypsicranic

Other Words from hypsicephalic

hypsicephaly \ -​ˈsef-​ə-​lē How to pronounce hypsicephalic (audio) \ noun, plural hypsicephalies

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“Hypsicephalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypsicephalic. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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