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therencephalous

Pronunciation: ther'en-sef'a-lus

Definition: Denoting a skull in which the angle at the hormion, formed by lines converging from the inion and nasion, measures from 116–129 degrees.

[G. ther, wild beast, + enkephalos, brain]

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