[mez-oh-suh-fal-ik, mes-, mee-zoh-, -soh-]
- having a head with a cephalic index between that of dolichocephaly and brachycephaly.
Origin of mesocephalic
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The Bossonians are of medium height and complexion, their eyes brown or grey, and they are mesocephalic.The Hyborian Age
Robert E. Howard
They are brachycephalic with a cephalic index between 82 and 85; one was mesocephalic with an index of 78.In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2)
The Pawnees and Kiowas are tall and mesocephalic, with a tendency towards brachycephaly.The Races of Man
Broca's "Kymric" skulls are mesocephalic; this he attributes to crossing with the short round-heads.The Religion of the Ancient Celts
J. A. MacCulloch
The average volume of the normal adult cranium is about 1,500 cubic centimetres: mesocephalic cranium.Pedagogical Anthropology
- having a medium-sized head, esp one with a cephalic index between 75 and 80
- an individual with such a head
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- Having a head of medium breadth, with a cephalic index between 76 and 80.
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