macrocephaly

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mac·ro·ceph·a·ly

 (măk′rō-sĕf′ə-lē) also mac·ro·ce·pha·li·a (-sə-fā′lē-ə, -fāl′yə)
n.
Abnormal largeness of the head. Also called megacephaly, megalocephaly.

mac′ro·ce·phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk), mac′ro·ceph′a·lous adj.

macrocephaly

(ˌmækrəʊˈsɛfəlɪ) or less commonly

macrocephalia

n
(Pathology) the condition of having an abnormally large head or skull
macrocephalic, ˌmacroˈcephalous adj

mac•ro•ceph•a•ly

(ˌmæk roʊˈsɛf ə li)
n.
disproportionate largeness of the skull or head.
[1885–90]
mac`ro•ce•phal′ic (-səˈfæl ɪk) adj.

macrocephalism, macrocephaly

a condition in which the head or cranial capacity is unusually large. — macrocephalic, macrocephalous, adj.
See also: Head
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macrocephaly - an abnormally large headmacrocephaly - an abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies