less commonly macrocephalia (ˌmækrəʊsɪˈfeɪlɪə)
the condition of having an abnormally large head or skull
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Derived forms of macrocephalymacrocephalic (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).
Pathological terminology includes the following nomenclature: macrocephaly, sub-macrocephaly, submicrocephaly, microcephaly.
If we find a circumference greater than normal, we are beginning to enter upon the anomaly which goes by the name of macrocephaly.
Medical definitions for macrocephaly
Abnormal largeness of the head.megacephaly megalocephaly
Other words from macrocephalymac′ro•ce•phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) null adj.
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