Congenital lack of a part of the cranium other than the occipital bone.
[mero- + G. a- priv. + kranion, skull]
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meroacraniaA near-extinct term for a developmental defect of part of the cranium; e.g., congenital cranial defect (partial).
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meroacrania(mĕr″ō-ă-krā′nē-ă) [Gr. meros, a part, + a-, not, + kranion, skull]
Congenital absence of a part of the cranium.
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