[ păk′ē-sĕf′ə-lē ]
Abnormal thickness of the skull.
Related formspach′y•ce•phal′ic (păk′ē-sə-făl′ĭk) adj.
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Pachycephaly (thickness of head) is due to synostosis of the parietal bone with the occipital.Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot