acrocephaly


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acrocephaly

 [ak″ro-sef´ah-le]
oxycephaly. adj., adj acrocephal´ic.

ox·y·ceph·a·ly

(ok'sē-sef'ă-lē),
A type of craniosynostosis in which there is premature closure of the lambdoid and coronal sutures, resulting in an abnormally high, peaked, or conical cranium.
[G. oxys, pointed, + kephalē, head]

acrocephaly

/ac·ro·ceph·a·ly/ (-sef´ah-le) oxycephaly.

acrocephaly

(ăk′rə-sĕf′ə-lē)
ac′ro·ce·phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) adj.

acrocephaly

ox·y·ceph·a·ly

(ok'sē-sef'ă-lē)
A type of craniosynostosis in which there is premature closure of the lambdoid and coronal sutures, resulting in an abnormally high, peaked, or cone-shaped cranium.
Synonym(s): acrocephaly, acrocephalia.
[G. oxys, pointed, + kephalē, head]

acrocephaly

See OXYCEPHALY.

acrocephaly

the possession of a dome-shaped head.

ox·y·ceph·a·ly

(ok'sē-sef'ă-lē)
A type of craniosynostosis in which there is premature closure of the lambdoid and coronal sutures, resulting in an abnormally high, peaked, or cone-shaped cranium.
Synonym(s): acrocephaly, acrocephalia.
[G. oxys, pointed, + kephalē, head]

acrocephaly