macrocephalic


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Related to macrocephalic: megacephaly, megalocephalic

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.
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Adj.1.macrocephalic - having an exceptionally large head and brainmacrocephalic - having an exceptionally large head and brain
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mac·ro·ce·phal·ic

, macrocephalous
a. macrocefálico-a, megalocefálico-a, de cabeza anormalmente grande.
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Her head appeared macrocephalic, and the frontal bossing was present.