[krip-tuh-zahy-guh s] /ˌkrɪp təˈzaɪ gəs/

adjective, Craniometry.
having the skull broad and the face narrow.

cryptozygous cryp·to·zy·gous (krĭp’tō-zī’gəs, krĭp-tŏz’ĭ-gəs)
Having a narrow face as compared with the width of the cranium, so that the zygomatic arches are not visible when the skull is viewed from above.


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