acrocephaly


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ac·ro·ceph·a·ly

 (ăk′rə-sĕf′ə-lē)
ac′ro·ce·phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk) adj.
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acrocephaly

Medicine. having a high, pointed skull. Also called oxycephaly.acrocephalic, acrocephalous, adj.
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Noun1.acrocephaly - a congenital abnormality of the skullacrocephaly - a congenital abnormality of the skull; the top of the skull assumes a cone shape
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Crouzon's syndrome (8, 6, 9) is characterised by acrocephaly, exophthalmos, hypertelorism, strabismus, parrot-beaked nose, and hypoplastic maxilla.