[n] - congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow
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Scaph`o·ceph'a·ly noun [ Greek ska`fh a boat + kefalh` head.] (Anat.) A deformed condition of the skull, in which the vault is narrow, elongated, and more or less boat-shaped.
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<anatomy> A deformed condition of the skull, in which the vault is narrow, clongated, and more or less boat-shaped. ... Origin: Gr. A boat + head. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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noun congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation
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(skaf″o-sef´ә-le) abnormal length and narrowness of the skull as a result of premature closure of the sagittal suture. adj., scaphocephal´ic, scaphoceph´alous., adj.
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• (n.) A deformed condition of the skull, in which the vault is narrow, elongated, and more or less boat-shaped.
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(from the article `craniosynostosis`) ...sutures, the sagittal (front to back along the top midline of the skull) most frequently fuses prematurely. Because the skull then cannot grow in ...
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Scaphocephaly (Pronunciation: skaf-O-sef-aly), derived from the Greek skaphe (a light boat or skiff), describes a specific variety of a long narrow head that resembles an inverted boat. It is a type of cephalic disorder which occurs when there is a premature fusion of the sagittal suture. The sagit...
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A type of craniosynostosis that occurs when the suture that runs from the front to the back of the skull, on top of the head, closes early. This type will leave the child with a long, narrow skull. Infant's with this condition usually have an abnormal head shape, poor head growth, a raised ridge on ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: skaf′ō-sef′ă-lē Definitions: 1. A form of craniosynostosis that results in a long, narrow head in which the parietal eminences are absent and frontal and occiptal protrusions are conspicuous; there may be a crest indicating the site of a prenatall...
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1) Birth defect 2) Congenital abnormality 3) Congenital anomaly 4) Congenital defect 5) Congenital disorder 6) Deformity 7) Malformation 8) Misshapenness
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