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Related to brachycranic: longheaded, brachycephalous
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Adj.1.brachycranic - having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80
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A recent accelerator radiocarbon study of Eastern Aleutian human remains that Ales Hrdlicka collected in the 1930s contradicts his long-standing assertion that brachycranic Neo-Aleut people, moving west along the island chain at ca.
After classification of all skulls according to gender, ethnic group and skull class (brachycranic, mesocranic or dolicocranial), eleven standard points were marked at nasal region, and measures between these points were taken.
* The younger of the two males, skull number 352, was of less than medium stature with a brachycranic skull.