acrocephalia


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oxycephaly

 [ok-se-sef´ah-le]
a condition in which the top of the skull is pointed or conical owing to premature closure of the coronal and lambdoid sutures. adj., adj oxycephal´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]

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]

acrocephalia (ak´rōsefal´ēə),

n a deformity of the head characterized by a superior and anterior bulge of the frontal bones and a flat occiput. Synonym: oxycephalia.

acrocephalia