length-height index

noun
\ ˈleŋ(k)th-ˈhīt-, ˈlen(t)th- How to pronounce length-height index (audio) \

Medical Definition of length-height index

: the ratio of the height of the skull especially as measured between basion and bregma to its length

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“Length-height index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/length-height%20index. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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