Definition of mesocephalic in English:

mesocephalic

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

adjective

Anatomy
Having a head of medium proportions, not markedly brachycephalic or dolichocephalic.
More 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

Pronunciation: /-ˈsefəlē/
noun
More 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.

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