craniofacial

[krey-nee-oh-fey-shuhl]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or affecting the cranium and face.

Origin:
1850–55; cranio- + facial

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craniofacial cra·ni·o·fa·cial (krā'nē-ō-fā'shəl)
adj.
Of or involving both the cranium and the face.

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He researches craniofacial development, including mutations that cause cleft palate.
Please consult a pediatric neurosurgeon or a craniofacial surgeon to discuss treatment procedures.
Craniofacial injuries frequently result in emergency room visits.
A craniofacial team is routinely used to treat this condition.
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