Macrocephalic



[mak-roh-suh-fal-ik] /ˌmæk roʊ səˈfæl ɪk/

adjective
1.
Cephalometry. being or having a head with a large cranial capacity.
2.
Craniometry. being or having a skull with a large cranial capacity.
adj.

1851, from Greek makrokephalos; see macro-. Second element is from Greek kephale “head” (see cephalo-). Related: Macrocephalous; macrocephaly.

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