cranial index


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cra·ni·al in·dex

the ratio of the maximal breadth to the maximal length of the skull, obtained by the formula: (breadth × 100)/length.
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cranial index

n.
The ratio of the maximum breadth to the maximum length of the skull, multiplied by 100.
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cra·ni·al in·dex

(krānē-ăl indeks)
Ratio of maximal breadth to maximal length of the cranium, obtained by the formula: (breadth × 100)/length.
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Cranial index and facial index was found to be significantly lower in speech and hearing impaired children in both male and female children than the control group.