Acrocephalic
Acrocephalic Ac`ro*ce*phal"ic, a. [Gr. ? highest + ?. See {Cephalic}.] Characterized by a high skull. [1913 Webster]

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  • acrocephalic — See acrocephaly. * * * …   Universalium

  • acrocephalic — 1. noun /ˌækrəʊsəˈfælɪk,ˌækrəsəˈfælɪk,ˌækroʊsəˈfælɪk,ˌækrəsəˈfælɪk/ A person suffering from a pointed skull. 2. adjective /ˌækrəʊsəˈfælɪk,ˌækrəsəˈfælɪk,ˌækroʊsəˈfælɪk,ˌækrəsəˈfælɪk/ Possessing a pointed skull. See Also: acrocephaline, acrocephaly …   Wiktionary

  • acrocephalic — SYN: oxycephalic. * * * ac·ro·ce·phal·ic (ak″ro sə falґik) oxycephalic …   Medical dictionary

  • acrocephalic — adj. having a pointed skull …   English contemporary dictionary

  • acrocephalic — ac·ro·ce·phal·ic …   English syllables

  • acrocephalic — Having a pointy head …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • acrocephalic — |akrōsə̇|falik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary acrocephaly + ic; originally formed as French acrocéphalique : oxycephalic …   Useful english dictionary

  • acrocephaly — acrocephalic /ak roh seuh fal ik/, adj., n. acrocephalous, adj. /ak reuh sef euh lee/, n. Pathol. oxycephaly. Also, acrocephalia /ak roh seuh fayl yeuh/. [1875 80; ACRO + CEPHALY] * * * …   Universalium

  • acrocephalous —   , acrocephalic   a. having pointed skull.    ♦ acrocephaly, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ac|ro|ceph|a|lous — «AK roh SEHF uh luhs», adjective. = acrocephalic. (Cf. ↑acrocephalic) …   Useful english dictionary

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