- long-headed; having a cephalic index of 75 and under.
Also dol·i·cho·ceph·a·lous [dol-i-koh-sef-uh-luh s] /ˌdɒl ɪ koʊˈsɛf ə ləs/.
Origin of dolichocephalic
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Examples from the Web for dolichocephalic
No other source for such a dolichocephalic population is possible.
The only skull found in these heaps is dolichocephalic and reminds one of the Ainu skull.The Races of Man
All these ancient skulls are of the dolichocephalic (long-headed) type.Ancient Man in Britain
Donald A. (Donald Alexander) Mackenzie
The tall, blonde Teutonic type of the Row graves is dolichocephalic.The Religion of the Ancient Celts
J. A. MacCulloch
If a brachycephalic father adopts a dolichocephalic son, the legal act cannot change the shape of the adopted son's skull.Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists
James Anthony Froude, Edward A. Freeman, William Ewart Gladstone, John Henry Newman and Leslie Stephen
- having a head much longer than it is broad, esp one with a cephalic index under 75
- an individual with such a head
- Having a disproportionately long head.
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