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dolichocephalic

[ dol-i-koh-suh-fal-ik ]
/ ˌdɒl ɪ koʊ səˈfæl ɪk /
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adjective Cephalometry.
long-headed; having a cephalic index of 75 and under.
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Also dol·i·cho·ceph·a·lous [dol-i-koh-sef-uh-luhs]. /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)

/ (ˌdɒlɪkəʊsɪˈfælɪk) /

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 forms of dolichocephalic

dolichocephalism or dolichocephaly, noun
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Medical definitions for dolichocephalic

dolichocephalic
[ dŏl′ĭ-kō-sə-fălĭk ]

adj.
Having a disproportionately long head.
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