meaning of brachycephalism

brachycephalism meaning in General Dictionary

the quality of becoming brachycephalic

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  • hawaii or condition to be brachycephalic; shortness of head.

brachycephalism meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The state or problem of being brachycephalic; shortness of mind.

Sentence Examples with the word brachycephalism

Brief reference may also be made to the morphological importance of extraordinary length or shortness in the skulls of mammals - dolichocephalism and brachycephalism; both these features being apparently characteristic of specialized types, the former condition being (as in the horse) often, although not invariably, connected with length of limb and neck, and adaptation to speed, while brachycephalism may be correlated with short limbs and an abbreviated neck.

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