Definition of Dolichocephalic

1. Noun. An adult with a long narrow head.

Generic synonyms: Adult, Grownup



2. Adjective. Having a relatively long head with a cephalic index of under 75.
Exact synonyms: Dolichocranial, Dolichocranic
Similar to: Long-headed
Antonyms: Brachycephalic

Definition of Dolichocephalic

1. a. Having the cranium, or skull, long to its breadth; long-headed; -- opposed to brachycephalic.

Definition of Dolichocephalic

1. Adjective. (context: of a person or animal) Having a head that is long from front to back (relative to its width from left to right). ¹

2. Noun. A dolichocephalic person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dolichocephalic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Dolichocephalic

1. Having the cranium, or skull, long to its breadth; long-headed; opposed to brachycephalic. Dolichoceph"al, & Origin: Gr. Long + head. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dolichocephalic

dolefully
dolefulness
dolefulnesses
dolemite
dolent
dolente
dolerite
dolerites
doleritic
dolerophanite
doles
dolesome
dolia
dolich-
dolicho-
dolichocephalic (current term)
dolichocephalism
dolichocephalous
dolichocephaly
dolichocolon
dolichocranial
dolichocranic
dolichoderine
dolichoderines
dolichoectatic artery
dolichofacial
dolichoic
dolichoic acid
dolichol
dolichol kinase

Literary usage of Dolichocephalic

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Huxley wrongly considered this type as almost without exception dolichocephalic. It generally lacks a bony superciliary arch; skin and eyes are brown to ..."

2. Prehistoric Man: Researches Into the Origin of Civilisation in the Old and by Daniel Wilson (1865)
"... HEAD—PERUVIAN dolichocephalic CRANIA- EMBALMED HEAD—ORIGIN OF EMBALMING— SOURCES OF EVIDENCE—GEOGRAPHICAL PHASES OF CIVILISATION—MEXICAN dolichocephalic ..."

3. The Anthropological Review by Anthropological Society of London (1866)
"logical to infer that, if the graves devoid of metals contain dolichocephalic types, this dolichocephaly is foreign to the so-called Celtic period, ..."

4. Prehistoric Scotland and Its Place in European Civilization: Being a General by Robert Munro (1899)
"... Somerset, Gloucester, and some adjacent localities were, as a rule, dolichocephalic. The occasional presence of a brachycephalic skull in some of these ..."

5. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"The average relative arm length is 44.3 for the dolichocephalic, ... In groups above 45.5 there are 21.4 per cent dolichocephalic, ..."

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