Definitions for brachycephalicˌbræk i səˈfæl ɪk; -ˈsɛf ə ləs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

brach•y•ce•phal•icˌbræk i səˈfæl ɪk; -ˈsɛf ə ləs(adj.)

also brach•y•ceph•a•lous

  1. short-headed; having a cephalic index of 81.0–85.4.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of brachycephalic:

1840–50; brachy - + -cephalic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. brachycephalic(adj)

    an adult with a short broad head

  2. brachycephalic, brachycranial, brachycranic(adj)

    having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80


  1. brachycephalic(Noun)

    A brachycephalic person.

  2. brachycephalic(Adjective)

    Having a head that is short from front to back (relative to its width from left to right).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brachycephalic(adj)

    alt. of Brachycephalous


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