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craniofacial

[krey-nee-oh-fey-shuh l] /ˌkreɪ ni oʊˈfeɪ ʃəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or affecting the cranium and face.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; cranio- + facial
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Examples from the web for craniofacial
  • 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.
craniofacial in Medicine

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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