dolichocephalic


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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.

dolichocephalic

(ˌdɒlɪkəʊsɪˈfælɪk) or

dolichocephalous

adj
(Anatomy) having a head much longer than it is broad, esp one with a cephalic index under 75
n
(Anatomy) an individual with such a head
ˌdolichoˈcephalism, ˌdolichoˈcephaly n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dolichocephalic - an adult with a long narrow head
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
Adj.1.dolichocephalic - having a relatively long head with a cephalic index of under 75
brachycephalic, brachycranial, brachycranic - having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80
Translations

dolichocephalic

adjdolichozephal

dol·i·cho·ce·phal·ic

, dolichocephalous
a. dolicocefálico-a, de cráneo alargado y estrecho.
References in classic literature ?
I had hardly expected so dolichocephalic a skull or such well-marked supra-orbital development.
He also had a short nose with anteverted nares, a palpable sagittal suture, and a dolichocephalic skull shape (figure 2).
Dolichocephalic, or more narrow-headed, breeds consisted of Samoyeds, Siberian Huskies and Alaskan Malamutes.