[ pley-jee-uh-sef-uh-lee ]
/ ˌpleɪ dʒi əˈsɛf ə li /
a deformity of the skull in which one side is more developed in the front, and the other side is more developed in the rear.
Words nearby plagiocephaly
OTHER WORDS FROM plagiocephalypla·gi·o·ce·phal·ic [pley-jee-oh-suh-fal-ik] /ˌpleɪ dʒi oʊ səˈfæl ɪk/, pla·gi·o·ceph·a·lous, adjective
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Medicine definitions for plagiocephalic
[ plā′jē-ō-sĕf′ə-lē ]
An asymmetrical deformity of the skull due to premature closure of the lambdoid and coronal sutures on one side.
Other words from plagiocephalypla′gi•o•ce•phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) adj.
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