scaphocephalic


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Related to scaphocephalic: oxycephaly, plagiocephaly, scaphocephaly

scaph·o·ce·phal·ic

(skaf'ō-se-fal'ik),
Denoting or relating to scaphocephaly.
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scaphocephalic

(skăf′ō-sə-făl′ĭk)
adj.
Having an abnormally long narrow skull.

scaph′o·ceph′a·ly (-ə-sĕf′ə-lē) n.
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scaph·o·ce·phal·ic

(skaf'ō-sĕ-fal'ik)
Denoting or relating to scaphocephaly.
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scaphocephalism

, scaphocephaly (skaf?o-sef'a-lizm) (skaf?o-sef'a-le) [ scapho- + cephalo- + -ism]
A congenital deformity in which the skull has an elongated, boatlike shape due to premature closing of the sagittal suture.
Synonym: tectocephalyscaphocephalicscaphocephalous (skaf?o-se-fal'ik) (skaf?o-sef'a-lus), adjective
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