dolichocephalic

[dol-i-koh-suh-fal-ik]
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adjective Cephalometry.

long-headed; having a cephalic index of 75 and under.

Nearby words

  1. dolerite,
  2. doleritic,
  3. dolesome,
  4. dolgellau,
  5. dolicho-,
  6. dolichocranic,
  7. dolichoectatic artery,
  8. dolichofacial,
  9. dolichol,
  10. dolichopellic

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

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British Dictionary definitions for dolichocephalic

dolichocephalic

dolichocephalous (ˌdɒlɪkəʊˈsɛfələs)

adjective

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

noun

an individual with such a head

Derived Formsdolichocephalism or dolichocephaly, noun

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Medicine definitions for dolichocephalic

dolichocephalic

[dŏl′ĭ-kō-sə-fălĭk]

adj.

Having a disproportionately long head.

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