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brachycephalic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brachycephalic  \Brach`y*ce*phal"ic\,  Brachycephalous 
  \Brach`y*ceph"a*lous\,  a.  [Gr.  brachy`s  short  +  ?  head.]  (Anat.) 
  Having  the  skull  short  in  proportion  to  its  breadth; 
  shortheaded;  --  in  distinction  from  dolichocephalic. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brachycephalic 
  adj  :  having  a  short  broad  head  with  a  cephalic  index  of  over  80 
  [syn:  {brachycranal},  {brachycranic}]  [ant:  {dolichocephalic}] 




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