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1. brachycephalic

noun. an adult with a short broad head.

Synonyms

  • grownup

Antonyms

  • emotional person
  • liberal

Etymology

  • brachy- (English)
  • cephalic (English)
  • céphalique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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2. brachycephalic

adjective. having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80.

Synonyms

  • bullet-headed
  • brachycranic
  • brachycranial
  • broad-headed
  • short-headed

Antonyms

  • docile
  • woman
  • conservative
  • man

Etymology

  • brachy- (English)
  • cephalic (English)
  • céphalique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

Sentences with brachycephalic


1. Adjective
Because the eyes of brachycephalic breeds lie so close to the surface, an eye can actually pop out of the socket.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Dogs whose facial structure makes it difficult to pass air through the trachea are called brachycephalic.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
His longer snout means he's not prone to the various problems that brachycephalic breeds suffer from, including conditions of the respiratory system, nose, teeth and eyes.

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