hypsistenocephalic

adjective
hyp·​si·​steno·​ce·​phal·​ic | \ ˌhip-sə-ˌsten-ə-sə-ˈfal-ik How to pronounce hypsistenocephalic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypsistenocephalic

: having an extremely high narrow head

Other Words from hypsistenocephalic

hypsistenocephaly \ -​ˈsef-​ə-​lē How to pronounce hypsistenocephaly (audio) \ noun, plural hypsistenocephalies

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“Hypsistenocephalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypsistenocephalic. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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