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brachycephaly

 [brak″e-sef´ah-le]
the state of being brachycephalic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

brach·y·ceph·a·ly

(brak'ē-sef'ă-lē),
Disproportionate shortness of head, the cranium having a cephalic index over 80; among the brachycephalic races are Native Americans, Malays, and Burmese.
[brachy- + G. kephalē, head]
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brachycephaly

A disproportionately short and broad head.
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brachycephaly

Brachycephalia, brachycephalism A disproportionately short head
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

brach·y·ceph·a·ly

(brak'ē-sef'ă-lē)
Shortness or broadness of the head.
[brachy- + G. kephalē, head]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

brach·y·ceph·a·ly

(brak'ē-sef'ă-lē)
Disproportionate shortness of head, the cranium having a cephalic index over 80; among the brachycephalic races are Native Americans, Malays, and Burmese.
[brachy- + G. kephalē, head]
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