dolichocephal

dolichocephal

(ˌdɒlɪkəʊˈsɛfəl)
n
a person with a head much longer than it is broad
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Characteristically of the period, Gluck also mentions that the figure depicts a dolichocephal and it has a grumpy face (mit dolichocephalem Schadeltypus und finsterem Gesichtsausdruck) (Gluck 1914, 265).
On basis of cephalic index the head shapes classified to four international categories, that including dolichocephal, brachycephal, mesocephal and hyperbrachycephal (Williams et al.; del Sol).
In our study rare type of head in female was dolichocephal (4.84%) that was similar to Tehran-Iran (9.9%) (Abolhasanzadeh & Farahani), Fars (0.5%) (Golalipour, 2006a), Turkman in North of Iran (0.1%) (Golalipour et al.) and Shah & Jadhav in India (0.3%).
In our study rare type of head in male was dolichocephal (7.5%).
On basis of cephalic index head shapes group to four international categories, that including dolichocephal, brachycephal, mesocephal and hyperbrachycephal (Williams et al.; del Sol).
Shah & Jadhov on 198 female in India reported that dolichocephal was 3%, mesocephal 39.4, brachycephal 49% and hyperbrachycephal 21.7%.
Head shapes Turkman Native Fars p-Value No (percent) No (percent) Dolichocephal 1 (0.5) 2 (0.1) NS * Mesocephal 27 (13.3) 19 (9.2) NS * Brachycephal 118 (58.1) 75 (36.2) 0.0001 Hyperbrachycphal 57 (28.1) 111 (53.6) 0.0001 * NS: Not significant