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cryptozygous

[ krip-tuh-zahy-guhs ]
/ ˌkrɪp təˈzaɪ gəs /
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adjective Craniometry.
having the skull broad and the face narrow.
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Origin of cryptozygous

1875–80; crypto- + zyg- (as in zygoma) + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM cryptozygous

cryp·to·zy·gy, noun
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