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.
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The analysis of skull shape in specific age groups, for both sexes, indicated that, with the exception of infants between 4 and 6 months of age, the dominating skull shape was also mesocephaly (Figure 3).
More frequent occurrence of mesocephaly in females in comparison with males has been demonstrated, in the infants belonging to age groups: 4-6 months of age and 7-12 months of age (P = 0.029 and P = 0.045, resp.).
This article describes two cases of nonsevere craniofacial dysostosis in a father and son, which were characterized by mesocephaly and ptosis.