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Pronunciation: dol'i-ko-se-fal'ik, -sef'a-lus

Definition: Having a disproportionately long head; denoting a cranium with a cephalic index less than 75.

Synonym(s): dolichocranial

[dolicho- + G. kephale, head]

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