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dolichocephalic

[dol-i-koh-suh-fal-ik] /ˌdɒl ɪ koʊ səˈfæl ɪk/
adjective, Cephalometry
1.
long-headed; having a cephalic index of 75 and under.
Also, dolichocephalous
[dol-i-koh-sef-uh-luh s] /ˌdɒl ɪ koʊˈsɛf ə ləs/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; dolicho- + cephalic
Related forms
dolichocephalism
[dol-i-koh-sef-uh-liz-uh m] /ˌdɒl ɪ koʊˈsɛf əˌlɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
dolichocephaly, noun
hyperdolichocephalic, adjective
hyperdolichocephaly, noun
subdolichocephalic, adjective
subdolichocephalism, noun
subdolichocephalous, adjective
subdolichocephaly, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dolichocephalous

dolichocephalic

/ˌdɒlɪkəʊsɪˈfælɪk/
adjective
1.
having a head much longer than it is broad, esp one with a cephalic index under 75
noun
2.
an individual with such a head
Derived Forms
dolichocephalism, dolichocephaly, noun
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dolichocephalous in Medicine

dolichocephalic dol·i·cho·ce·phal·ic (dŏl'ĭ-kō-sə-fāl'ĭk) or dol·i·cho·ceph·a·lous (-sěf'ə-ləs)
adj.
Having a disproportionately long head.

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