cranial-index

cranial index

noun Craniometry.
cephalic index.

Origin:
1865–70

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cranial index
 
n
Compare cephalic index the ratio of the greatest length to the greatest width of the cranium, multiplied by 100: used in comparative anthropology

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cranial index n.
The ratio of the maximum breadth to the maximum length of the skull, multiplied by 100.

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