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acrocephaly

[ ak-ruh-sef-uh-lee ]
/ ˌæk rəˈsɛf ə li /
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noun Pathology.

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Also ac·ro·ce·pha·lia [ak-roh-suh-feyl-yuh]. /ˌæk roʊ səˈfeɪl yə/.

Origin of acrocephaly

First recorded in 1875–80; acro- + -cephaly
ac·ro·ce·phal·ic [ak-roh-suh-fal-ik], /ˌæk roʊ səˈfæl ɪk/, adjective, nounac·ro·ceph·a·lous, adjective
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Medical definitions for acrocephaly

acrocephaly
[ ăk′rə-sĕfə-lē ]

n.

oxycephaly
ac′ro•ce•phalic (-sə-fălĭk) adj.
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