orthocephaly

orthocephalic

[awr-thoh-suh-fal-ik]
adjective Cephalometry.
having a medium or intermediate relation between the height of the skull and the breadth or length.
Also, orthocephalous [awr-thuh-sef-uh-luhs] .


Origin:
1860–65; < Neo-Latin orthocephal(us) (see ortho-, cephal-) + -ic

orthocephaly, noun
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orthocephalic or orthocephalous (ˌɔːθəʊsɪˈfælɪk, ˌɔːθəʊˈsɛfələs)
 
adj
having a skull whose breadth is between 70 and 75 per cent of its length
 
orthocephalous or orthocephalous
 
adj
 
ortho'cephaly or orthocephalous
 
n

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