[ krip-tuh-zahy-guh s ]
/ ˌkrɪp təˈzaɪ gəs /
having the skull broad and the face narrow.
Related formscryp·to·zy·gy, noun
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Medicine definitions for cryptozygous
[ krĭp′tō-zī′gəs, krĭp-tŏz′ĭ-gəs ]
Having a narrow face as compared with the width of the cranium, so that the zygomatic arches are not visible when the skull is viewed from above.
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