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cephalhematoma

noun ceph·al·he·ma·to·ma
plural ceph·al·he·ma·to·mas also ce·phal·hae·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of CEPHALHEMATOMA

:  a usually benign swelling formed from a hemorrhage beneath the periosteum of the skull and occurring especially over one or both of the parietal bones in newborn infants as a result of trauma sustained during delivery

Variants of CEPHALHEMATOMA

ceph·al·he·ma·to·ma or chiefly British ce·phal·hae·ma·to·ma \ˌsef-əl-ˌhē-mə-ˈtō-mə\

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