[ dol-i-koh-suh-fal-ik ]
/ ˌdɒl ɪ koʊ səˈfæl ɪk /

adjective Cephalometry.

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

First recorded in 1840–50; dolicho- + cephalic

OTHER WORDS FROM dolichocephalic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for dolichocephalic


dolichocephalous (ˌdɒlɪkəʊˈsɛfələs)

/ (ˌdɒlɪkəʊsɪˈfælɪk) /


having a head much longer than it is broad, esp one with a cephalic index under 75


an individual with such a head

Derived forms of dolichocephalic

dolichocephalism or dolichocephaly, noun
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Medicine definitions for dolichocephalic

[ dŏl′ĭ-kō-sə-fălĭk ]


Having a disproportionately long head.
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