Definition of Leptorhine

1. Adjective. Having a long narrow nose.


Definition of Leptorhine

1. a. Having the nose narrow; -- said esp. of the skull. Opposed to platyrhine.

Definition of Leptorhine

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Having a narrow nose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Leptorhine

1. Having the nose narrow; said especially. Of the skull. Opposed to platyrhine. Origin: Gr. Small +, the nose. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leptorhine

leptonically
leptonless
leptons
leptophilic
leptophobic
leptophonia
leptophonic
leptophos
leptophoses
leptopodia
leptoproduction
leptoprosopia
leptoprosopic
leptoquark
leptoquarks
leptorhine (current term)
leptorrhine
leptorrhinian
leptorrhinic
leptoscope
leptosomatic
leptosome
leptosomes
leptospira canicola
leptospira interrogans
leptospiraceae
leptospiral
leptospiral jaundice
leptospire
leptospires

Literary usage of Leptorhine

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1. The Quarterly Journal by Geological society of London (1867)
"In the river-deposits of the Thames valley a leptorhine premolar 4 and molar 2 (fig. 5) were discovered in 1862, during the main- drainage works near ..."

2. A History of British Fossil Mammals, and Birds by Richard. Owen (1846)
"... the transverse exceeds the antero-posterior diameter of the shaft six inches from the lower end; in that of the leptorhine species, these proportions ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"... and leptorhine. All the sutures of the vault are open; there are two Wormian bones in the left ..."

4. Horns and Hoofs: Or Chapters on Hoofed Animals by Richard Lydekker (1893)
"Two of these, respectively known as the leptorhine and ... evidence of their affinity, it may be mentioned that a carcase of either the leptorhine or ..."

5. The Study of Man by Alfred Cort Haddon (1898)
"... quinary classification of the nasal index of the living:— Ultra leptorhine.. Hyper leptorhine ..."

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