Mesocephalic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Mesocephalic (Anat) Of or pertaining to, or in the region of, the middle of the head; as, the mesocephalic flexure.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • mesocephalic In craniometry, of medium size; neither large nor small; with a capacity of from 1,350 to 1,450 cubic centimeters.
    • mesocephalic Having a skull of medium breadth or capacity.
    • mesocephalic Of or relating to the mesencephalon.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Mesocephalic mes-ō-sē-fal′ik of medium breadth or capacity—of the skull—also Mesoceph′alous
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Meso-, + cephalic,

Usage

In literature:

A mesocephalic skull then became common.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
Intermingled with these are those of the middle derivative type, or mesocephalic.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
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