- having a head with a small braincase.
Also mi·cro·ceph·a·lous [mahy-kroh-sef-uh-luh s] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˈsɛf ə ləs/.
Origin of microcephalic
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Examples from the Web for microcephalic
The satyrs are represented as being of the microcephalic type.
What mattered the microcephalic imaginings of greasy Dave and his friends among the chorus?The Real Adventure</p>
Henry Kitchell Webster
To-day, however, the terms macrocephalic and microcephalic have come to be reserved for pathological cases.
Mller had interested himself very much in microcephalic skulls and Virchow assisted him in the investigations of them.Makers of Modern Medicine
James J. Walsh
Word Origin and History for microcephalic
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