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cephalic index

Cephalometry, Craniometry. the ratio of the greatest breadth of the head to its greatest length from front to back, multiplied by 100.
Origin of cephalic index
First recorded in 1865-70 Unabridged
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cephalic index

the ratio of the greatest width of the human head to its greatest length, multiplied by 100
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cephalic index in Medicine

cephalic index n.
The ratio of the maximum width of the head to its maximum length, multiplied by 100.

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