acrocephaly

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

noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. acrocarpous,
  2. acrocentric,
  3. acrocentric chromosome,
  4. acrocephalopolysyndactyly,
  5. acrocephalosyndactyly,
  6. acrochordon,
  7. acrocorinth,
  8. acrocyanosis,
  9. acrodermatitis,
  10. acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans

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

Related formsac·ro·ce·phal·ic [ak-roh-suh-fal-ik] /ˌæk roʊ səˈfæl ɪk/, adjective, nounac·ro·ceph·a·lous, adjective

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Medicine definitions for acrocephaly

acrocephaly

[ ăk′rə-sĕfə-lē ]

n.

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


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