megacephalic

[ meg-uh-suh-fal-ik ]
/ ˌmɛg ə səˈfæl ɪk /

adjective Cephalometry.

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Also meg·a·ceph·a·lous [meg-uh-sef-uh-luh s] /ˌmɛg əˈsɛf ə ləs/.

Origin of megacephalic

First recorded in 1875–80; mega- + cephalic

OTHER WORDS FROM megacephalic

meg·a·ceph·a·ly, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for megacephaly

megacephaly

megalocephaly

/ (ˌmɛɡəˈsɛfəlɪ) /

noun

the condition of having an unusually large head or cranial capacity. It can be of congenital origin or result from an abnormal overgrowth of the facial bonesCompare microcephaly

Derived forms of megacephaly

megacephalic (ˌmɛɡəsɪˈfælɪk), megacephalous, megalocephalic or megalocephalous, adjective
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Medical definitions for megacephaly

megacephaly
[ mĕg′ə-sĕfə-lē ]

n.

macrocephaly

Other words from megacephaly

meg′a•ce•phalic (-sə-fălĭk) null adj.
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