dolichocephalism


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Related to dolichocephalism: Mesaticephalic, Brachycephalization, Dolicocephalic

dol·i·cho·ce·phal·ic

 (dŏl′ĭ-kō-sə-făl′ĭk) also dol·i·cho·ceph·a·lous (-sĕf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Having a relatively long head with a cephalic index below 76.

[Greek dolikhos, long; see del- in Indo-European roots + -cephalic.]

dol′i·cho·ceph′a·lism (-sĕf′ə-lĭz′əm), dol′i·cho·ceph′a·ly (-sĕf′ə-lē) n.

dolichocephalism, dolicocephaly

the condition of having a long or narrow head. — dolicephalic, dolicocephalous, adj.
See also: Head
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Noun1.dolichocephalism - the quality of being dolichocephalic
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