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scaphocephaly

[skaf-uh-sef-uh-lee] /ˌskæf əˈsɛf ə li/
noun, Pathology
1.
premature closure of the sagittal suture resulting in a deformed skull having an elongated, keellike shape.
Also, scaphocephalism.
Also called cymbocephaly.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; scapho- + -cephaly
Related forms
scaphocephalic
[skaf-oh-suh-fal-ik] /ˌskæf oʊ səˈfæl ɪk/ (Show IPA),
scaphocephalous, adjective
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