mesorrhine


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mesorrhine

[′mez·ə‚rīn]
(anthropology)
Having a nose of moderate size: nasal index is 47-51 on the skull and 70-85 on the living person.
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In case of nasal index, most of the Chakma females (69%) have a mesorrhine or a medium nose (Figure 3(a)).
The nasal index showed that majority of the Chakma females were mesorrhine (medium nose) followed by platyrrhine (broad nose).
This study showed that the adult Bangladeshi Buddhist Chakma females are mostly hyperbrachycephalic, hypereuryprosopic, and mesorrhine, with intermediate eyes and long narrow ears.