Mesaticephalic
Mesaticephalic Mes`a*ti*ce*phal"ic, a. [Gr. ? midmost + E. cephalic.] (Anat.) Having the ratio of the length to the breadth of the cranium a medium one; neither brachycephalic nor dolichocephalic. [1913 Webster]

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  • mesaticephalic — SYN: mesocephalic. [G. mesatos, midmost, + kephale, head] * * * me·sat·i·ce·phal·ic me .sat ə si fal ik adj MESOCEPHALIC * * * me·sati·ce·phal·ic (mə sat″ĭ sə falґik) [Gr. mesatos medium + cephal + ic] mesocephalic …   Medical dictionary

  • mesaticephalic — me·sati·ce·phal·ic …   English syllables

  • mesaticephalic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cephalic index — is the ratio of the maximum width of the head multiplied by 100 divided by its maximum length (i.e., in the horizontal plane, or front to back). The index was widely used by anthropologists in the early twentieth century to categorize human… …   Wikipedia

  • Mesaticephalous — Mes a*ti*ceph a*lous, a. (Anat.) Mesaticephalic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mesocephalic — Mes o*ce*phal ic, a. [Meso + cephalic.] (Anat.) (a) Of or pertaining to, or in the region of, the middle of the head; as, the mesocephalic flexure. (b) Having the cranial cavity of medium capacity; neither megacephalic nor microcephalic. (c)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mesocephalic — Having a head of medium length; denoting a skull with a cephalic index between 75 and 80 and with a capacity of 1350 to 1450 ml, or an individual with such a skull. SYN: mesaticephalic, mesocephalous, normocephalic. [meso + G. kephale …   Medical dictionary

  • mesocephal — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌsefəl noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin mesocephalus, from mes + cephalus : a mesaticephalic person …   Useful english dictionary

  • mesocephalic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ sə̇|falik adjective Etymology: mes + cephalic 1. : mesaticephalic 2. [French mésocéphalique, from mésocéphale mesencephalon (from méso mes + Greek kephalé head) + ique ic more at c …   Useful english dictionary

  • mesaticephalous — adjective see mesaticephalic …   Useful english dictionary

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