leptostaphyline

adjective

lep·​to·​staph·​y·​line -ˈstaf-ə-ˌlīn How to pronounce leptostaphyline (audio) -lən How to pronounce leptostaphyline (audio)
: having a palate which is narrow and high with a palatal index of less than 80 on the skull

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“Leptostaphyline.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leptostaphyline. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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