mesorrhine

adjective
me·​sor·​rhine | \ ˈmez-ə-ˌrīn How to pronounce mesorrhine (audio) , ˈmēz- How to pronounce mesorrhine (audio) \
variants: also mesorrhinic \ ˌmez-​ə-​ˈrin-​ik, ˌmēz-​ How to pronounce mesorrhinic (audio) \

Medical Definition of mesorrhine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having a nose of moderate size with a nasal index of 47.0 to 50.9 on the skull or of 70.0 to 84.9 on the living head

mesorrhine

noun

Medical Definition of mesorrhine (Entry 2 of 2)

: a mesorrhine individual

Other Words from mesorrhine

Adjective

mesorrhiny \ ˈmez-​ə-​ˌrī-​nē How to pronounce mesorrhiny (audio) , ˈmēz-​ How to pronounce mesorrhiny (audio) \ noun, plural mesorrhinies

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“Mesorrhine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesorrhine. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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