orthocephalic

adjective
or·​tho·​ce·​phal·​ic | \ ˌȯr-thō-sə-ˈfal-ik How to pronounce orthocephalic (audio) \

Medical Definition of orthocephalic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having a head with a length-height index of 74.9 or less on the skull or of 62.9 or less on the living head

orthocephalic

noun

Medical Definition of orthocephalic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an orthocephalic individual

Other Words from orthocephalic

Adjective

orthocephaly \ -​thə-​ˈsef-​ə-​lē How to pronounce orthocephaly (audio) \ noun, plural orthocephalies

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