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plagiocephaly

or pla·gi·o·ceph·a·lism

[pley-jee-uh-sef-uh-lee]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. 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.
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Origin of plagiocephaly

First recorded in 1885–90; plagio- + -cephaly
Related formspla·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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plagiocephalic in Medicine

plagiocephaly

(plā′jē-ō-sĕfə-lē)
n.
  1. An asymmetrical deformity of the skull due to premature closure of the lambdoid and coronal sutures on one side.
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Related formspla′gi•o•ce•phalic (-sə-fălĭk) adj.
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