oxycephaly

oxycephaly
= turricephaly; n.
a deformity of the bones of the skull giving the head a pointed appearance.
Derivatives:
oxycephalic adj.

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  • oxycephaly — [äk΄si sef′ə lē] n. [< OXY 2 + Gr kephalē, head: see CEPHALIC] a condition in which the skull has a peaked or somewhat conical shape, specif. as a result of the premature closing of the skull sutures oxycephalic [äks΄isə fal′ik] adj.… …   English World dictionary

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  • oxycephaly — A type of craniosynostosis in which there is premature closure of the lambdoid and coronal sutures, resulting in an abnormally high, peaked, or conical skull. SYN: acrocephalia, acrocephaly, hypsicephaly, hypsocephaly …   Medical dictionary

  • oxycephaly — É‘ksɪ sefÉ™lɪ / É’k n. pointed skull …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oxycephaly — oxy·ceph·a·ly …   English syllables

  • oxycephaly — noun a congenital abnormality of the skull; the top of the skull assumes a cone shape • Syn: ↑acrocephaly • Hypernyms: ↑birth defect, ↑congenital anomaly, ↑congenital defect, ↑congenital disorder, ↑congenital abnormality * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Оксицефалия (Oxycephaly, Turricephaly) — деформация костей черепа, благодаря которой череп приобретает коническую форму. См. Краниосиностоз. Оксицефаляческий (oxycephalic). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • steeple head — oxycephaly …   Medical dictionary

  • ОКСИЦЕФАЛИЯ — (oxycephaly, turricephaly) деформация костей черепа, благодаря которой череп приобретает коническую форму. См. Краниосиностоз. Оксицефаляческий (oxycephalic) …   Толковый словарь по медицине

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