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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Brachycephalic breeds (cats and dogs with their snouts pushed in such as Persian cats and Pug dogs), are particularly prone to problems during periods of high heat and humidity.
For example, brachycephalic breeds such as the bulldog are especially susceptible to heat stroke.
Brachycephalic breeds (dogs and cats with their snouts pushed in such as Pug dogs and Persian cats), are particularly prone to problems during periods of high heat and humidity.