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leptocephalic

leptocephalous (ˌlɛptəʊˈsɛfələs)

adjective
  1. having a narrow skull
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Historical Examples of leptocephalic

  • Leptocephalic, lep-to-se-fal′ik, adj. having a narrow skull, as in certain flat-fishes.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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