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- adj. Having the nose of medium width, between leptorhine and platyrhine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the nose of medium width; between leptorhine and platyrhine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having an index ranging from 48 to 53: applied to the nose, or to a person having such a nose.
Only one example of a _mesorhine_ nose was noted, also of a female, and but 7 _platyrhine.
The yellow race with nose of medium width (mesorhine), coarse, straight hair of round cross - section, also contains dolichocephalic, mesocephalic, and brachycephalic types.
The nasal indexes of the thirty-two men show that the Bontoc man has the "medium" or mesorhine nose.
The Bontoc woman has a "medium," or mesorhine, nose, as is shown by the above figures.
Seventeen men are mesorhine, with the "medium" nose with nasal index between 70 and 85; and ten are platyrhine -- that is, the noses are "broad," with an index greater than 85.
"medium" or mesorhine nose with nasal index between 70 and 85.