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adjectivePhysical Anthropology Medicine
Of a skull: having a relatively or abnormally large ratio of height to breadth.Related oxycephalic
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Joseph Barnard Davis (1801–1881), physician and craniologist. From acro- + -cephalic.
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