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mesocephalic

Syllabification: mes·o·ce·phal·ic
Pronunciation: /ˈmezəsəˈfalik, ˌmē-
 
/

Definition of mesocephalic in English:

adjective

Anatomy
Having a head of medium proportions, not markedly brachycephalic or dolichocephalic.
Example sentences
  • In case of female figures the headform is mesocephalic, the forehead is rounded with a pint of bracycephalic element, the chin is well curved.
  • The Gauls as so represented were mesocephalic, mesoprosopic, and on the upper borders of leptorrhiny.
  • The dominant and rare types of head shape in the native Fars group were mesocephalic and hyperbrachycephalic respectively, while in the Turkman group they were mesocephalic and hyperbrachycephalic.

Derivatives

mesocephaly

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈsefəlē/
noun
Example sentences
  • All this says is Greeks are a composite people whose mesocephaly averages out and masks the varied heritage.
  • Perhaps in the tall stature and high mesocephaly of the Don country there is also some trace of the Scythians.
  • Thus within the Bulgarian people there is a strong tendency toward dolichocephaly, strong enough to impress mesocephaly upon the nation as a whole.

Words that rhyme with mesocephalic

Alec, cephalic, encephalic, Gallic, intervallic, italic, medallic, metallic, phallic, Salic, tantalic, Uralic, Vandalic

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