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pachycephaly

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pachycephaly pach·y·ceph·a·ly (pāk'ē-sěf'ə-lē)
n.
Abnormal thickness of the skull.


pach'y·ce·phal'ic (pāk'ē-sə-fāl'ĭk) adj.

pachycephaly pach·y·ceph·a·ly (pak-i- sef'ā-lē)
n.
Abnormal thickness of the skull.


pachycephalic adj.
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  • pachycephaly (thickness of head) is due to synostosis of the parietal bone with the occipital.

    Degeneracy Eugene S. Talbot

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