Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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In reference to the cormic index, with an index of 53.00 or greater; such an individual has limbs that are intermediate in length relative to trunk size, compared with brachycormic or macrocormic individuals. The most metriocormic human populations are Europeans and western and south Asians.

Cf. mesatyskelia.

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