Mesocephalous Mes`o*ceph"a*lous, a. (Anat.) Mesocephalic. [1913 Webster]

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  • mesocephalous — SYN: mesocephalic …   Medical dictionary

  • mesocephalic — 1. adjective Having a head that is not particularly short or long from front to back (relative to its width from left to right). 2. noun A mesocephalic person. See Also: mesocephaly, mesocephalism, mesocephalous …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • mesocephalic — [mes΄ōsef′ə ləs, mez΄ōsef′ə ləs, mē΄sōsef′ə ləs, mē΄′zōsef′ə ləsmes΄ō sə fal′ik, mez΄ō sə fal′ik] adj. [ MESO + CEPHALIC] having an intermediate head shape with a width of 76 to 80.9 percent of its length from front to back: see also CEPHALIC… …   English World dictionary

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