scaphocephaly


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Related to scaphocephaly: oxycephaly, trigonocephaly

scaph·o·ce·phal·ic

 (skăf′ō-sə-făl′ĭk)
adj.
Having an abnormally long narrow skull.

[Greek skaphē, boat + -cephalic.]

scaph′o·ceph′a·ly (-ə-sĕf′ə-lē) n.
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Noun1.scaphocephaly - congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation
deformity, malformation, misshapenness - an affliction in which some part of the body is misshapen or malformed
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