Definition of Nanocephalic
1. Adjective. Having an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain. "A nanocephalic dwarf"
Partainyms: Microcephaly, Microcephaly, Nanocephaly
Derivative terms: Microcephaly, Microcephaly, Nanocephaly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nanocephalic
Literary usage of Nanocephalic
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1. Pedagogical Anthropology by Maria Montessori (1913)
"Virchow has introduced the term nanocephalic to designate normal crania of very small dimensions; while Sergi has adopted a binomial nomenclature, ..."