Definition of cranial index in English:
Another term for cephalic index.
- For example, the cranial index is calculated to show the relationship between length and breadth of the cranial vault.
- Her head was asymmetrical by 17 mm, and with a cranial index measurement of 104%, it was actually wider than it was long.
- The cranial index was used widely during the early days of physical anthropology.
Definition of cranial index in:
- US English dictionary