Definition of mesocephaly in US English:

mesocephaly

noun

Anatomy
  • See mesocephalic

    • ‘What is very noteworthy, however, in this region is the marked mesocephaly, which in a brachycephalic environment like this points to the admixture of a dolichocephalic race.’
    • ‘The crania as a whole are of moderate size; mesocephaly seems to have been the prevailing head form.’
    • ‘All this says is Greeks are a composite people whose mesocephaly averages out and masks the varied heritage.’
    • ‘Thus within the Bulgarian people there is a strong tendency toward dolichocephaly, strong enough to impress mesocephaly upon the nation as a whole.’
    • ‘Perhaps in the tall stature and high mesocephaly of the Don country there is also some trace of the Scythians.’

Pronunciation

mesocephaly

/-ˈsefəlē/