Dolichocephalous
Dolichocephalic Dol`i*cho*ce*phal"ic (d[o^]l`[i^]*k[-o]*s[-e]*f[a^]l"[i^]k), Dolichocephalous Dol`i*cho*ceph"a*lous (d[o^]l`[i^]*k[-o]*s[e^]f"[.a]*l[u^]s), a. [Gr. dolicho`s long + kefalh` head.] (Anat.) Having the cranium, or skull, long to its breadth; long-headed; -- opposed to {brachycephalic}. -- {Dol`i*cho*ceph"al}, a. & n.

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  • dolichocephalous — adjective see dolichocephalic …   Useful english dictionary

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