mesocephalic[mes′ō sə fal′ik, mez′-]
- The definition of mesocephalic is having a medium-sized head with a width measuring 76 to 81% of its length in males and 75 to 83% of its length in females.
A man with a head width that measures 80% of its length is an example of a man's head that would be described as mesocephalic.
Origin of mesocephalicmeso- + cephalic
(comparative more mesocephalic, superlative most mesocephalic)
- A mesocephalic person.
From meso- +â€Ž cephalic, hence literally roughly â€œmedium-headedâ€.