from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Narrowness of the face; the possession of or condition of having a long, narrow-faced skull.
  • n. A leptoprosopic skull or individual.


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  • 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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