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cephalic index

Cephalometry, Craniometry. the ratio of the greatest breadth of the head to its greatest length from front to back, multiplied by 100.
Origin of cephalic index
1865-70 Unabridged
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cephalic index

the ratio of the greatest width of the human head to its greatest length, multiplied by 100
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cephalic-index in Medicine

cephalic index n.
The ratio of the maximum width of the head to its maximum length, multiplied by 100.

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