less commonly macrocephalia (ˌmækrəʊsɪˈfeɪlɪə)

/ (ˌmækrəʊˈsɛfəlɪ) /

  1. the condition of having an abnormally large head or skull

Derived forms of macrocephaly

  • macrocephalic (ˌmækrəʊsɪˈfælɪk) or macrocephalous, adjective

Words Nearby macrocephaly

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How to use macrocephaly in a sentence

  • In rickets, for instance, macrocephaly may occur in conjunction with a normal or even supernormal intelligence (Leopardi).

    Pedagogical Anthropology | Maria Montessori
  • Pathological terminology includes the following nomenclature: macrocephaly, sub-macrocephaly, submicrocephaly, microcephaly.

    Pedagogical Anthropology | Maria Montessori
  • If we find a circumference greater than normal, we are beginning to enter upon the anomaly which goes by the name of macrocephaly.

    Pedagogical Anthropology | Maria Montessori