/ (ˌmɛɡəˈsɛfəlɪ) /
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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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Derived forms of megacephalymegacephalic (ˌmɛɡəsɪˈfælɪk), megacephalous, megalocephalic or megalocephalous, adjective
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Medical definitions for megacephaly
[ mĕg′ə-sĕf′ə-lē ]
Other words from megacephalymeg′a•ce•phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) null adj.
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