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trigonocephaly in Medicine

trigonocephaly

(trĭg′ə-nō-sĕfə-lē, trī-gō′nō-)
n.
  1. A malformation characterized by a triangular configuration of the skull, due in part to premature synostosis of the cranial bones with accompanying compression of the cerebral hemispheres.
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Related formstrig′o•no•ce•phalic (-sə-fălĭk) adj.
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Historical Examples

  • Trigonocephaly (triangular head) is a variety of scaphocephaly in which depression occurs in place of the keel.

    Degeneracy

    Eugene S. Talbot