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 hypsistenocephalic (audio) \ noun, plural hypsistenocephalies

Learn More About hypsistenocephalic

Dictionary Entries Near hypsistenocephalic

hypsicranic

hypsistenocephalic

hypsochrome

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Hypsistenocephalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypsistenocephalic. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

The Great British Vocabulary Quiz

  • union jack speech bubble
  • Named after Sir Robert Peel, what are British police called?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!