mesorrhiny, n.
/mez"euh ruyn', -rin, mes"-, mee"zeuh-, -seuh-/, adj. Anthropol.
having a moderately broad and high-bridged nose.
[1875-80; MESO- + -rrhine < Gk -rhinos -nosed, adj. deriv. of rhís nose]

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