Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a short face.
  • noun Same as chamæprosope.

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  • adjective anatomy Having a short face.

Etymologies

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brachy- +‎ facial

Examples

  • By comparing the length with the width of the face, skulls may be divided into two groups; dolichofacial or leptoprosope (long faced) and brachyfacial or chemoprosope (short faced).

    II. Osteology. 5d. The Interior of the Skull

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