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megalocephalic

[ meg-uh-loh-suh-fal-ik ]

adjective

  1. Cephalometry, Craniometry. macrocephalic.
  2. Pathology. having leontiasis.


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Other Words From

  • meg·a·lo·ceph·a·ly [meg-, uh, -loh-, sef, -, uh, -lee], noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of megalocephalic1

First recorded in 1875–80; megalo- + cephalic

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Example Sentences

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

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