Definition of orthocephalic in English:

orthocephalic

adjective

Anatomy
  • Having a head with a medium ratio of breadth to height.

    • ‘Your height/length index is: 61.9 (orthocephalic) Your height/breadth index is: 92.9 (acrocephalic).’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from ortho- + -cephalic.

Pronunciation

orthocephalic

/-kɛ-//ˌɔːθəʊsɪˈfalɪk/