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Related to mesaticephalic: dolichocephalic
Having a head of medium length; denoting a skull with a cephalic index between 75 and 80 and a capacity of 1350-1450 mL, or any person with such a skull.
[meso- + G. kephalē, head]
mesaticephalic(mĕs-ăt″ĭ-sĕf-ăl′ĭk) [Gr. mesatos, medium, + kephale, brain]
Having a skull with a cephalic index of 75 to 79.9.
a skull with the cranium and nasal cavity about equal lengths. Seen in a majority of dog breeds.