hypsicephalic


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hypsicephalic

[¦hip·sə·sə¦fal·ik]
(anthropology)
Having a high forehead with a length-height index of 62.6 or more.
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The categorization of the head with regard to the vertical cephalic index (Table III) shows that the majority of the treated population (male 48.3% and female entities 40.4%) belonged to the group with low hypsicephalic type of the head.
Table I shows that the treated male entities with mean value of the vertical cephalic index VCI=64.41 (variations 52.74-76), and the females with VCI=63.72 (variation 53.85-76.57) belonged to the group of people with low hypsicephalic type of the head.
According to the indexes of the head in entities of both sexes predominated, brachyocephalic, Low hypsicephalic and tapeinocephalic type of the head.