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  • adj. Of or relating to oxycephaly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In anthropology, characterized by oxycephaly.

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Examples

  • The first case (Fig. 72) was a paralytic idiot of thirty-nine, whose cranial development was small in proportion to the size of the face and body; the cranium was oxycephalic; the scalp was lax and redundant and the hair thin; there were 13 furrows, five on each side running anteroposteriorly, and three in the occipital region running transversely.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • The first case was a paralytic idiot of thirty-nine, whose cranial development was small in proportion to the size of the face and body; the cranium was oxycephalic; the scalp was lax and redundant and the hair thin; there were 13 furrows, five on each side running anteroposteriorly, and three in the occipital region running transversely.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Lauvergne, when speaking of the oxycephalic (sugarloaf) skull, an unquestionable example of degeneration, wrote many years ago,

    Religion and Lust or, The Psychical Correlation of Religious Emotion and Sexual Desire

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