Definition of mesoconch in English:

mesoconch

adjective

Anthropology
  • Of a skull: having an intermediate orbital index (ratio of height to width of the eye socket).

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Man: a monthly record of anthropological science. From German Mesokonch from meso- + ancient Greek κόγχος, cognate and synonymous with κόγχη.

Pronunciation

mesoconch

/ˈmɛsə(ʊ)ˌkɒŋk/