brachycephaly

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brach·y·ce·phal·ic

 (brăk′ĭ-sə-făl′ĭk) also brach·y·ceph·a·lous (-sĕf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Having a short, broad head with a cephalic index over 80.

brach′y·ceph′a·ly (-sĕf′ə-lē), brach′y·ceph′a·lism n.
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brachycephalism, brachycephaly

the condition of having a wide or broad head. — brachycephalic, brachycephalous, adj.
See also: Head
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Noun1.brachycephaly - the quality of being brachycephalic
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