oxycephaly


oxy·ceph·a·ly

noun \-ˈsef-ə-lē\
plural oxy·ceph·a·lies

Definition of OXYCEPHALY

: congenital deformity of the skull due to early synostosis of the parietal and occipital bones with compensating growth in the region of the anterior fontanel resulting in a pointed or pyramidal skull—called also acrocephaly, turricephaly
oxy·ce·phal·ic \-si-ˈfal-ik\ adjective

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