mesocephalic


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mes·o·ce·phal·ic

(mez'ō-se-fal'ik),
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]

mesocephalic

(mĕz′ō-sə-făl′ĭk, mĕs′-)
adj.
Having a head of average breadth.

mes′o·ceph′a·ly (-ə-sĕf′ə-lē) n.

mesocephalic

(of humans) having a medium-sized head. see CEPHALIC INDEX.

mes·o·ce·phal·ic

(mez'ō-se-fal'ik)
Having a head of medium length.
Synonym(s): mesaticephalic, normocephalic.

mesocephalic (mes´ōsefal´ik),

adj a descriptive term applied to a head size between dolichocephalic and brachycephalic (cephalic index 76 to 81).
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Patients evaluating Cormack-Lehane had a class IV for brachycephalic, indicative of difficult intubation, dolichocephalic and mesocephalic class II, mild difficulty of intubation (Table 3); significant statistical difference when comparing, brachycephalic and each group was found (p=0.
In assessing Patil-Aldreti, brachycephalic showed a class III, indicating difficult moderate intubation while dolichocephalic and mesocephalic exhibit class II slight difficulty of intubation, statistically significant difference (p=0.
Significant differences between mesocephalic and brachycephalic patients were observed measuring the angle between the Frankfurt plane and the mandibular plane (P<0.
We agree with the authors, as our studies showed differences in most of the data obtained; the facial growth and their characteristics directly influence on the proportions of the head, as seen in the results showed between brachycephalic and dolichocephalic, as well as mesocephalic and dolichocephalic, in measures of the interincisal angle, lower lip to E-line (p<0.
The predominance of mesocephalic head was noticed in both sexes, with cephalic index between 75 to 79.
To conclude, in Vindhya region of Madhya Pradesh, there is predominance of mesocephalic head, with mean cephalic index of 77.
1995), but disagrees with the result obtained in this study that showed the Babur/ Bura newborns though living in tropical Nigeria as mesocephalic.
The results of the present study showed that the Kanuri males and females are dolicocephalic and Babur/Bura males and females are mesocephalic, while both the Kanuri and Babur/Bura newborns have the hypereuryprosopic type of face shape.
Beside, in a study on 50 individuals adults reported that 66% of the individuals were mesocephalic, 28% brachycephalic, 4% hyperbrachycephalic and 2% dolichoephalic in the IX Region of Chile (del Sol).
In 2004, a study in India on 302 male students showed that 41% of the students were mesocephalic, 37% brachycephalic, 14% heperbrachycephalic, and 7% dolichocephalic (Shah & Jadhav).
Also, del Sol on 50 adult's male in the IX Region of Chile, reported that 66% of the individuals were mesocephalic, 28% brachycephalic, 4% hyperbrachycephalic and 2% dolichoephalic.