[ 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.
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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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Example sentences from the Web for plagiocephaly
Plagiocephaly therefore represents an exaggerated case of a normal fact.
Plagiocephaly is extremely common; if very apparent, it constitutes a grave defect, but not if only slight.
Medical definitions for plagiocephaly
[ 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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