mesocephalic

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mes·o·ce·phal·ic

 (mĕz′ō-sə-făl′ĭk, mĕs′-)
adj.
Having a head of average breadth.

mes′o·ceph′a·ly (-ə-sĕf′ə-lē) n.
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mesocephalic

(ˌmɛsəʊsɪˈfælɪk) anatomy or

mesocephalous

adj
(Anatomy) having a medium-sized head, esp one with a cephalic index between 75 and 80
n
(Anatomy) an individual with such a head
mesocephaly, mesocephalism n
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At the time of birth, Mesocephaly dominated in Banias, Brachycephaly in Jat Sikhs and Dolichocephaly in Majhbi Sikhs.
Height 105 Dolichocephaly 49.49 5.45 36.88 58.93 (FI/FB) Mesocephaly 48.25 5.25 37.94 62.23 Brachycephaly 48.01 6.62 22.47 58.01 Width 105 Dolichocephaly 32.40 3.95 23.31 42.34 (FA/FP) Mesocephaly 31.82 2.92 26.58 40.40 Brachycephaly 30.44 3.72 23.60 39.90 Measurement n p* Height 105 (FI/FB) 0.52 Width 105 (FA/FP) 0.066** *= ANOVA--statistical F; **= Statistically significant.
Four categories of skull shape have been established: CI up to 75.9, dolichocephaly; CI: 76.0-80.9, mesocephaly; CI: 81.0-85.4, brachycephaly; CI: 85.5 or above hyperbrachycephaly.