hyperbrachycephalic


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hyperbrachycephalic

[¦hī·pər‚brak·ə·sə′fal·ik]
(anthropology)
Having a round or broad head with a cephalic index of more than 85.
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Similarly, it is interesting to observe that the extreme cephalic types hyperdolichocephalic (N = 2) and hyperbrachycephalic (N = 5) had very similar PPF, suggesting the need to analyze possible differences in major samples of these cephalic types.
Furthermore, in another study was done on native Fars males in North of Iran, reported that 52% of individuals were hyperbrachycephalic, 25% brachycephalic, 21.
With regard to the findings of this study and other investigations in Iran we can conclude that trend of brachycephalization and hyperbrachycephalic was happened during some centuries on consequents generations of people.
9 Hyperbrachycephalic [greater than or equal to]85-89.
Head was classified by cephalic index, so that hyperbrachycephalic type with 53.
In our study, the dominant type of head shape in native Fars group was hyperbrachycephalic (53.
Avicenna and Jorjani reported that the dominant type of head shape in Iranian people was mesocephal, but in recent studies in Iran the dominant type were hyperbrachycephalic or brachycephalic.
In our study, dominant type of head shape was hyperbrachycephalic (52%).
Also, del Sol on 50 adult's male in the IX Region of Chile, reported that 66% of the individuals were mesocephalic, 28% brachycephalic, 4% hyperbrachycephalic and 2% dolichoephalic.
More than eleven centuries ago, Avicenna & Jorjani reported that the dominant type of head shape in Iranian people were mesocephal (Avicenna & Jorjani), But recent studies in Iran, showed that the dominant type were hyperbrachycephalic or brachycephalic.