brachyfacial


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brachyfacial

[‚brak·ə′fāsh·əl]
(anthropology)
Having a short or broad face.
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Based on our measurements and calculations, facial types were designated as either dolichofacial (long face), mesofacial (harmonic), or brachyfacial (short) according to the classification described by Ricketts et al (figure 6).
The distribution of facial types in the two groups * OM group Controls Facial type (n = 32) (n = 34) Total Dolichofacial, severe 10 16 26 Dolichofacial, mild 4 5 9 Mesofacial 12 4 16 Brachyfacial 2 5 7 Brachyfacial, severe 4 4 8 * No correlation was found between facial type and otitis media ([chi square] = 9.