[ mez-oh-suh-fal-ik, mes-, mee-zoh-, -soh- ]
/ ˌmɛz oʊ səˈfæl ɪk, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zoʊ-, -soʊ- /

adjective Cephalometry.

having a head with a cephalic index between that of dolichocephaly and brachycephaly.


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Origin of mesocephalic

First recorded in 1855–60; meso- + -cephalic

OTHER WORDS FROM mesocephalic

mes·o·ceph·al·y, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for mesocephalic

/ (ˌmɛsəʊsɪˈfælɪk) anatomy /


having a medium-sized head, esp one with a cephalic index between 75 and 80


an individual with such a head

Derived forms of mesocephalic

mesocephaly (ˌmɛsəʊˈsɛfəlɪ), noun
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Medical definitions for mesocephalic

[ mĕz′ō-sə-fălĭk ]


Having a head of medium breadth, with a cephalic index between 76 and 80.
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