Medical Dictionary

cranioclasis

noun cra·nio·cla·sis
\ˌkrā-nē-ō-ˈklas-əs, -nē-ˈäk-lə-səs\
plural cra·nio·cla·ses \-ˈklas-ˌēz, -lə-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of CRANIOCLASIS

:  the crushing of the fetal head during a difficult delivery
April 26, 2015
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excessively ornate or intricate
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