dolichocephalic


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dolichocephalic

 [dol″ĭ-ko-sĕ-fal´ik]
having a narrow, long head.

dol·i·cho·ce·phal·ic

, dolichocephalous (dol'i-kō-sĕ-fal'ik, -sef'ă-lŭs),
Having a disproportionately long head; denoting a cranium with a cephalic index less than 75.
Synonym(s): dolichocranial
[dolicho- + G. kephalē, head]

dolichocephalic

/dol·i·cho·ce·phal·ic/ (dol″ĭ-ko-sĕ-fal´ik) long headed; having a cephalic index of 75.9 or less.

dolichocephalic

(dŏl′ĭ-kō-sə-făl′ĭk) also

dolichocephalous

(-sĕf′ə-ləs)
adj.
Having a relatively long head with a cephalic index below 76.

dol′i·cho·ceph′a·lism (-sĕf′ə-lĭz′əm), dol′i·cho·ceph′a·ly (-sĕf′ə-lē) n.

dol·i·cho·ce·phal·ic,

dolichocephalous (dol'i-kō-sĕ-fal'ik, -sef'ă-lŭs)
Having a disproportionately long head; denoting a cranium with a cephalic index less than 75.
[dolicho- + G. kephalē, head]

dolichocephalic

Having a skull longer than it is broad.

dolichocephalic

(of humans) having a long head. See CEPHALIC INDEX.

dol·i·cho·ce·phal·ic

, dolichocephalous (dol'i-kō-sĕ-fal'ik, -sef'ă-lŭs)
Having a disproportionately long head.
[dolicho- + G. kephalē, head]

dolichocephalic (dol´ikōsəfal´ik),

adj pertaining to a long and narrow head (with a cephalic index below 75).

dolichocephalic

having a narrow, long head. Characteristic of some dog breeds, e.g. Collie, Borzoi, Greyhound.
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Hildebrand, refuted the opinion that the brachycephalics had existed in the Stone Age and the dolichocephalics in the Bronze Age, because by now he had also measured dolichocephalic skulls in finds from the Stone Age graves, the dolmens.
There was no one French race, but two Gallic races: the 'Kimris', large, blond and dolichocephalic in the north, and the 'Galls', small, brown and brachycephalic in the south.
As one advances in time, there occurred an increasing fusion of the two main racial types which de Mortillet identified: the autochthonous dolichocephalic race (with elongated head), and the brachycephalic race (round-headed), whose representatives have arrived en masse during the Neolithic.