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cephalhematoma ceph·al·he·ma·to·ma (sěf'əl-hē'mə-tō'mə) or ceph·a·lo·he·ma·to·ma (sěf'ə-lō-)
A blood cyst, tumor, or swelling of the scalp in a newborn due to an effusion of blood beneath the pericranium, often resulting from birth trauma.

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a collection of blood under the scalp of a newborn; caused by pressure during birth 
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