craniofacial

adjective
cra·​nio·​fa·​cial | \ ˌkrā-nē-ō-ˈfā-shəl How to pronounce craniofacial (audio) \

Definition of craniofacial

: of, relating to, or involving both the cranium and the face a craniofacial deformity

Examples of craniofacial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web July is awareness month for juvenile arthritis, sarcoma, cleft and craniofacial deformities and group B strep. Scott Lafee, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 July 2022 Camp About Face brings together children born with cleft lip, cleft palate or another craniofacial difference for a weeklong camp every summer at Bradford Woods. Clare Proctor, The Indianapolis Star, 30 July 2021 Tatyana Bessmertnaya is a medical photographer specializing in pediatric and craniofacial surgery in Dallas. Chris Smith | Contributing Writer, NOLA.com, 8 Jan. 2021 She was born with Goldenhar syndrome, which causes craniofacial anomalies, developmental and intellectual disabilities. Karina Bland, The Arizona Republic, 19 Nov. 2020 The birth defect Biscuit is believed to have is called diprosopus, or craniofacial duplication. oregonlive, 24 May 2020 The team of 100, led by neurosurgeon Noor ul Owase Jeelani and craniofacial surgeon David Dunaway, performed three major operations and a number of smaller procedures over a four-month period. N'dea Yancey-bragg, USA TODAY, 16 July 2019 Consultant neurosurgeon Noor ul Owase Jeelani and craniofacial surgeon Professor David Dunaway led a team of 100 staff members. Lianne Kolirin, CNN, 16 July 2019 Fresh Start hosts six Surgery Weekends annually where world-renowned plastic and craniofacial surgeons donate their time to provide free surgeries to children. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of craniofacial

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of craniofacial was circa 1859

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20 Jul 2022

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“Craniofacial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/craniofacial. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for craniofacial

craniofacial

adjective
cra·​nio·​fa·​cial | \ ˌkrā-nē-ō-ˈfā-shəl How to pronounce craniofacial (audio) \

Medical Definition of craniofacial

: of, relating to, or involving both the cranium and the face craniofacial abnormalities

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