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craniofacial

 [kra″ne-o-fa´shal]
of or pertaining to the cranium and face.

cra·ni·o·fa·cial

(krā'nē-ō-fā'shăl),
Relating to both the face and the cranium.

craniofacial

/cra·nio·fa·cial/ (kra″ne-o-fa´sh'l) pertaining to the cranium and the face.

craniofacial

(krā′nē-ō-fā′shəl)
adj.
Of or involving both the cranium and the face: craniofacial surgery.

craniofacial

[-fā′shəl]
Etymology: Gk, kranion, cranium; L, facies, face
pertaining to the cranium and the face.

cra·ni·o·fa·cial

(krā'nē-ō-fā'shăl)
Relating to both the face and the cranium.

craniofacial

Pertaining to the cranium and the face.

cra·ni·o·fa·cial

(krā'nē-ō-fā'shăl)
Relating to both face and cranium.

craniofacial (krā´nēōfā´shəl),

adj pertaining to the portion of the skull that contains the face and brain.

craniofacial

of or pertaining to the cranium and face.

craniofacial dysplasia
inherited in cattle; characterized by convex nasal profile, shortened mandible, macroglossia.
craniofacial index
an indication of the shape of the skull. The formula is cranium length/facial length.
craniofacial malformations
any congenital deformity of the cranium or face including cyclopia, cebocephaly, cheiloschisis.
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