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Of the 26 female skulls, 14 showed signs of artificial cranial deformation (ACD), or skull modification.
Even more surprising is how well Young appears to be handling it all, how he has not been crushed by increasingly weighty expectations or suffered some kind of cranial combustion from the plaudits offered by the biggest stars in the hoops world.
The other classic syndrome is called progressive baldor palsy—or progressive supranuclear palsy—which is weakening of cranial muscles, like the tongue, face and swallowing muscles.
In too many cases, however, C-sections happen because the pets in question possess an exaggerated cranial conformation that makes the birth canal a no-go.
Using a mock airport terminal, a flight simulator, and hundreds of volunteers equipped with cranial EEG monitors, a research team from UCLA conducted the experiment.
This cranial deformation—usually called head-binding—is typical for ancient indigenous people of this area.
In 2014, Shapiro underwent brain surgery and physical rehabilitation for a cranial malformation.
Twelve shrews were captured and measured at three distinct intervals, each of them displaying the same pattern: a peak head size in summer, a cranial reduction in winter and then regrowth in spring.
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Definition of cranial for English Language Learners
medical : of or relating to the bones of the head that cover the brain : of or relating to the skull or cranium
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