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orthocephalic

Pronunciation: or'tho-se-fal'ik

Definition: Having a head well proportioned to height; denoting a cranium with a vertical index between 70–75.

Synonym(s): orthocephalous

[ortho- + G. kephale, head]

See Also: metriocephalic

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