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Pronunciation: mez'o-se-fal'ik

Definition: Having a head of medium length; denoting a skull with a cephalic index between 75 and 80 and a capacity of 1350–1450 mL, or any person with such a skull.

Synonym(s): mesaticephalic, mesocephalous, normocephalic

[meso- + G. kephale, head]

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