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megalocephalic

[ meg-uh-loh-suh-fal-ik ]
/ ˌmɛg ə loʊ səˈfæl ɪk /
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adjective
Cephalometry, Craniometry. macrocephalic.
Pathology. having leontiasis.
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Also meg·a·lo·ceph·a·lous [meg-uh-loh-sef-uh-luhs]. /ˌmɛg ə loʊˈsɛf ə ləs/.

Origin of megalocephalic

First recorded in 1875–80; megalo- + cephalic

OTHER WORDS FROM megalocephalic

meg·a·lo·ceph·a·ly [meg-uh-loh-sef-uh-lee], /ˌmɛg ə loʊˈsɛf ə li/, noun
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How to use megalocephalic in a sentence

  • And in place of macrocephalic, we have for very large normal crania the new term megalocephalic.

    Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
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