nanocephaly


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microcephaly

 [mi″kro-sef´ah-le]
small size of the head in relation to the rest of the body. adj., adj microcephal´ic.

mi·cro·ceph·a·ly

(mī'krō-sef'ă-lē),
Abnormal smallness of the head; applied to a cranium with a capacity less than 1350 mL. Usually associated with mental retardation.
[micro- + G. kephalē, head]

nanocephaly

/nano·ceph·a·ly/ (nan″o-sef´ah-le) microcephaly.nanoceph´alous

nanocephaly

[nā′nōsef′əlē, nan′-]
Etymology: Gk, nanos + kephale, head
a developmental defect characterized by abnormal smallness of the head. Also called nanocephalia, nanocephalism. nanocephalous, adj., nanocephalus, n.

nanocephaly

(1) Microcephaly, see there.
(2) Seckel syndrome; bird-headed dwarfism, see there.

mi·cro·ceph·a·ly

, microcephalia (mī'krō-sef'ă-lē, -sĕ-fālē-ă)
Abnormal smallness of the head; applied to a cranium with a capacity less than 1350 mL. Usually associated with mental retardation.
Synonym(s): nanocephaly.
[micro- + G. kephalē, head]

nanocephaly

microcephaly.