trigonocephaly

[ trĭg′ə-nō-sĕfə-lē, trī-gō′nō- ]

n.

A malformation characterized by a triangular configuration of the skull, due in part to premature synostosis of the cranial bones with accompanying compression of the cerebral hemispheres.

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Other words from trigonocephaly

trig′o•no•ce•phalic (-sə-fălĭk) adj.
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Example sentences from the Web for trigonocephaly

  • Trigonocephaly (triangular head) is a variety of scaphocephaly in which depression occurs in place of the keel.

    Degeneracy|Eugene S. Talbot