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dolichocephalic

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a relatively long head with a cephalic index below 76.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Long-headed; pertaining to a long head: as, a dolichocephalic person or race; a dolichocephalic skull.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Having the cranium, or skull, long to its breadth; long-headed; -- opposed to brachycephalic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of a person or animal Having a head that is long from front to back (relative to its width from left to right).
  • noun A dolichocephalic person.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having a relatively long head with a cephalic index of under 75
  • noun an adult with a long narrow head

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek dolikhos, long; see del- in Indo-European roots + –cephalic.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From dolicho- +‎ cephalic, hence literally roughly “long-headed”.

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