leptocephalous

leptocephalous
Having an abnormally tall, narrow cranium. [lepto- + G. kephale, head]

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  • leptocephalous —   a. having very narrow head.    ♦ leptocephalia, n. such condition.    ♦ leptocephalus, n.   (pl. li ) larva of conger eel; conger eel; leptocephalous person …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • leptocephalous — lep·to·ceph·a·lous …   English syllables

  • leptocephalous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • leptocephalic — adj. (also leptocephalous) narrow skulled. * * * adjective see leptocephalous * * * leptocephalˈic or leptocephˈalous adjective (Gr kephalē head) narrow skulled • • • Main Entry: ↑lepton …   Useful english dictionary

  • leptocephaly — A malformation characterized by an abnormally tall, narrow cranium. [lepto + G. kephale, head] * * * lep·to·ceph·a·ly .lep tō sef ə lē, Brit also kef n, pl lies abnormal narrowness and tallness of the skull * * * lep·to·ceph·a·ly (lep″to… …   Medical dictionary

  • leptocephalic — [ˌlɛptə(ʊ)sɪ falɪk, kɛ falɪk ] (also leptocephalous sɛf(ə)ləs, kɛf ) adjective narrow skulled …   English new terms dictionary

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