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Pronunciation: fe'no-zi'gus, fe-noz'i-gus

Definition: Having a narrow cranium as compared with the width of the face, so that when the skull is viewed from above, the zygomatic arches are visible.

[G. phaino, to show, + zygon, yoke]

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