brachycephalic


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Synonyms for brachycephalic

an adult with a short broad head

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

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The desire for these features, which many find attractive, have resulted in extreme breeding and the appearance of brachycephalics has changed dramatically from their ancestors.
The most frequently affected vertebral segment in brachycephalic dogs is the thoracic spine (Bailey and Morgan, 1992).
They were analyzed in the R[R] program, conducted an analysis of variance (ANOVA) that evaluated under the three skull morphologies considered: brachycephalic, dolichocephalic and mesocephalic and response variables: Mallampati, Patil-Aldreti, Cormack La escala de Cormack-Lehane, fue modificada para caninos, donde fue realizada laringoscopia directa con el paciente decubito esternal y una vez evaluada la dificultad de intubacion endotraqueal se evaluo el grado de acuerdo con las estructuras anatomicas que se visualizaron, la escala que se utilizo fue: grado I, II, III y IV (Tabla 2)(16).
The aim of this study was to examine the lip projection of brachycephalic, dolichocephalic and mesocephalic Mexican patients and to analyze the relationship between dental protrusion and the lip position, to identify if a labial soft tissue projection exists and to determine what features predominated in this study.
Anamnesis, dog breed, and symptoms made clinicians suspect a nasal foreign body and/or a brachycephalic airway obstructive syndrome (BAOS).
Here again is a definition redirected to another term, brachycephalic, defined as "la persona cuyo craneo es casi redondo porque su diametro mayor excede en menos de un cuarto al menor" (18), appeared in the thirteenth edition of DRAE (RAE, 1899, p.
The former has been reported by Le Gros Clark (1934:35) in 52 of 115 (45%) brachycephalic (short-headed) Chinese men from Sarawak.
With French bulldogs entering the top 10 British Breed List for the first time and pugs, bulldogs and other brachycephalic breeds making a resurgence, we are seeing far more pups who snort and snore as a result of having abnormally narrowed nostrils.
It has been observed that Dolichoocephalic person have otitis media less often than brachycephalic person.
Many airlines refuse to transport certain breeds of dogs, notably pugs, bulldogs and other brachycephalic breeds, due to the respiratory issues from which these animals are prone to suffer.
It is also worth noting that certain types of dogs are more sensitive to heat, such as obese and brachycephalic (short-nosed) breeds.
Scientific studies provided a major distinction in that regard--the classification of human skulls as dolichocephalic and brachycephalic (with intermediary types in between).
The organization's purpose is to rescue brachycephalic dogs -- mostly French bulldogs, Boston terriers, pugs and English bulldogs -- from shelters and owners who can no longer keep them, and place them into loving homes.
Brachycephalic (short-headed) dogs, particularly bulldogs, and those with upper airway disease especially are susceptible to overheating during hot, humid days.
He only went as far as to point out that there was a significant difference between one of the jaws, which belonged to a brachycephalic type, and that of the other human remains, which had not been found at such a deep level.