megacephaly

megacephalic

[meg-uh-suh-fal-ik]
adjective Cephalometry.
Also, megacephalous [meg-uh-sef-uh-luhs] .


Origin:
1875–80; mega- + cephalic

megacephaly, noun
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megacephaly or megalocephaly (ˌmɛɡəˈsɛfəlɪ)
 
n
Compare microcephaly the condition of having an unusually large head or cranial capacity. It can be of congenital origin or result from an abnormal overgrowth of the facial bones
 
megalocephaly or megalocephaly
 
n
 
megacephalic or megalocephaly
 
adj
 
mega'cephalous or megalocephaly
 
adj
 
megaloce'phalic or megalocephaly
 
adj
 
megalo'cephalous or megalocephaly
 
adj

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megacephaly meg·a·ceph·a·ly (měg'ə-sěf'ə-lē)
n.
See macrocephaly.


meg'a·ce·phal'ic (-sə-fāl'ĭk) or meg'a·ceph'a·lous (-sěf'ə-lěs) adj.
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