Brachycatalectic

Brach`y*cat`a*lec"tic

(), n. [Gr. ; brachy`s short + to leave off; cf. incomplete.] (Gr. & Last. Pros.) A verse wanting two syllables at its termination.
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Brach`y*ce*phal"ic

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Brach`y*ceph"a*lous

() }, a. [Gr. brachy`s short + head.] (Anat.) Having the skull short in proportion to its breadth; shortheaded; -- in distinction from dolichocephalic.
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Brach`y*ceph"a*ly

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Brach`y*ceph"a*lism

() }, n. [Cf. F. Brachycphalie] . (Anat.) The state or condition of being brachycephalic; shortness of head.
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