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.
Head Shape Cephalic Index Range 1 Dolichocephalic <75.0 2 Mesocephalic 75.0-79.9 3 Brachycephalic 80.0-84.9 4 Hyperbrachycephalic 85.0-89.9 Statistical Analysis
The skull of the Zovawk was dolichocephalic according to the cephalic index as reported in chital (Kumawat et al.), blackbuck (Choudhary & Singh, 2016a) and Indian wild pig (Choudhary et al., 2017); however, it was brachycephalic in tiger (Joshi, 2004) and mesaticephalic in dog (Miller et al., 1964).
Class III patients may present two facial types correlated to the angulation of the OP and can be highlighted brachycephalic with low OP (<4[degrees]) and dolichocephalic with high OP (>12[degrees]).
It was found that more than half (60%) tended to have a mesocephalic face, while 20% had dolichocephalic and 20%, brachycephalic face.
His extraoral examination revealed that he had a dolichocephalic facial type with a convex profile, protrusive lower lip, and inconsistent lip closure with mental muscle hyperactivity (Figure 1a-h).
Mesaticephalic and dolichocephalic breeds of young to middle age are mainly susceptible for Canine aspergillosis (Mathews, 2004).
Only then it becomes clear that the slender light-built dolichocephalic deerhound which hunts by sight should be referred to as kurtas in Lithuanian and as [phrase omitted] in Russian and the heavy-built staghound which is used to hunt the deer by scent or blood trail is skalikas in Lithuanian and [phrase omitted] in Russian.
Lip projection analysis in brachycephalic, dolichocephalic and mesocephalic individuals of a Mexican population.