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craniosynostosis

noun cra·nio·syn·os·to·sis \-ˌsi-ˌnäs-ˈtō-səs\

Definition of CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS

:  premature fusion of the sutures of the skull

Origin of CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1951

craniosynostosis

noun cra·nio·syn·os·to·sis \-ˌsin-ˌäs-ˈtō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural cra·nio·syn·os·to·ses \-ˌsēz\ or cra·nio·syn·os·to·sis·es

Medical Definition of CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS

:  premature fusion of the sutures of the skull

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