acrocephaly


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acrocephaly

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

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

See OXYCEPHALY.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

acrocephaly

the possession of a dome-shaped head.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

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]
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