Having the skull short in proportion to its breadth; shortheaded; -- in distinction from dolichocephalic.
Broad head with short-muzzle (example: Pekingese).
Possessing a cephalic index of 81.0 to 85.4; round- or short-headed.
having a short broad head with a cephalic index of over 80
Cranial form characterized by a large width. The cephalic index is greater than 81.0; the opposite of dolichocephalic.
(brak-ee-suh- fal-ik) - Ratio of the width of the head to the length. Some airlines place restrictions on the transport of short nosed dogs and cats.