scaphocephaly(redirected from tectocephaly)
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Having an abnormally long narrow skull.
[Greek skaphē, boat + -cephalic.]
scaph′o·ceph′a·ly (-ə-sĕf′ə-lē) n.
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|Noun||1.||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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