One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Medicine and Physical Anthropology. A person with microcephaly; = "microcephalic". Now rare.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. From scientific Latin microcephalus, lit. ‘small-headed’ (used as a specific epithet in zoology and botany from 1775) or its etymon ancient Greek μικροκέϕαλος small-headed from μικρο- + -κεϕαλος.
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