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craniofacial

[krey-nee-oh-fey-shuh l]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or affecting the cranium and face.

Origin of craniofacial

First recorded in 1850–55; cranio- + facial
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for craniofacial

Historical Examples

  • The posterior part of the craniofacial axis, which has relations only with the cranium, is called the basicranial axis.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton

    Sidney H. Reynolds


craniofacial in Medicine

craniofacial

([object Object])
adj.
  1. Of or involving both the cranium and the face.
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