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dolichocephalic

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

Having a skull longer than it is broad.
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dolichocephalic

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