an adult with a short broad head
brachycephalic, brachycranial, brachycranic(adj)
having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80
A brachycephalic person.
Having a head that is short from front to back (relative to its width from left to right).
alt. of Brachycephalous
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
brak-i-sef-al′ik (also sef′-), Brachycephalous, brak-i-sef′al-us, adj. short-headed, applied in ethnology to skulls of which the breadth is at least four-fifths of the length—opp. to Dolichocephalic.
The numerical value of brachycephalic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of brachycephalic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Air travel can be particularly dangerous for animals with ‘pushed-in’ faces (the medical term is ‘brachycephalic’) such as bulldogs, pugs and Persian cats. Their short nasal passages leave them especially vulnerable to oxygen deprivation and heat stroke.
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- braquicefálico, braquicéfaloPortuguese
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