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facial index

noun
1.
Craniometry. the ratio of the breadth of a face to its height.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90
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British Dictionary definitions for facial indices

facial index

noun
1.
the ratio of the length of the face to the width of the face multiplied by 100: often used in comparative anthropology Compare cranial index
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