length-height index


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length-height index

[′leŋkth′hīt ‚in‚deks]
(anthropology)
The ratio of the basion-bregma height of the skull to its greatest length multiplied by 100.
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All series other than the Konkani include chamaecranic individuals with a vault length-height index less than 70 and hyperhypsicranic individuals with a vault length-height index above 80.
Male Hindis and Haryanavis have a lower vault length-height index than all southern Indians males, but this difference is less clear when females are compared (Table 7 and Supplementary Table S1).