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megacephaly

megalocephaly

/ (ˌmɛɡəˈsɛfəlɪ) /
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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

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

megacephaly
[ mĕg′ə-sĕfə-lē ]

n.

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