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- etc. See
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- adjective (Anat.) Having the nose broad; -- opposed to
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- noun Alternative form of
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- adjective of or related to New World monkeys having nostrils far apart or to people with broad noses
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Only one example of a _mesorhine_ nose was noted, also of a female, and but 7 _platyrhine.
The broad-nosed (platyrhine) black race was divided by Topinard into one group with straight hair of oval cross-section, and a second group with a woolly hair of elliptical section.
Four of the twenty-nine women have the "narrow" leptorhine nose with nasal index below 70; seven have platyrhine or the "broad" nose with index greater than 85; while seventeen have the
They also show that one is very extremely platyrhine, the index being 104.54, and one is very leptorhine, being 58.18.
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.