cephalic index


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Synonyms for cephalic index

ratio (in percent) of the maximum breadth to the maximum length of a skull

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The cephalic index for males is higher than in females resulting in a different frontal face view of the sexes (= sexual dimorphism).
To determine the cephalic index (CI), a spreading cranial calipers (GPM Instruments, Switzerland) was used to measure the euryon-to-euryon distance divided by the distance from glabella to opisthocranium.