[ ok-si-sef-uh-lee ]
/ ˌɒk sɪˈsɛf ə li /
a malformation in which the head is somewhat pointed, caused by premature closure of the skull sutures.
- oxycalcium light,
- oxycodone hydrochloride,
Origin of oxycephaly
Also called acrocephaly.
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/ (ˌɒksɪˈsɛfəlɪ) /
pathol the condition of having a conical skull
Word Origin for oxycephaly
C20: from Greek oxus sharp + -cephaly
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[ ŏk′sē-sĕf′ə-lē ]
A congenital abnormality of the skull in which the top of the head assumes a conical or pointed shape because of premature closing of the lambdoid and coronal sutures.acrocephaly
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