craniotabes

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craniotabes

 [kra″ne-o-ta´bēz]
reduction in mineralization of the skull, with abnormal softness of the bone, usually affecting the occipital and parietal bones along the lambdoidal sutures.
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cra·ni·o·ta·bes

(krā'nē-ō-tā'bēz),
A disease marked by the presence of areas of thinning and softening in the bones of the skull and widening of the sutures and fontanelles. Usually of syphilitic or rachitic origin.
[cranio- + L. tabes, a wasting]
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cra·ni·o·ta·bes

(krā'nē-ō-tā'bēz)
A disease marked by areas of thinning and softening in the bones of the skull and widening of the sutures and fontanelles. Usually related to syphilis or rickets.
[cranio- + L. tabes, a wasting]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cra·ni·o·ta·bes

(krā'nē-ō-tā'bēz)
A disease marked by areas of thinning and softening in skull bones and widening of the sutures and fontanelles.
[cranio- + L. tabes, a wasting]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012