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microcephalic

adjective mi·cro·ce·phal·ic \ -sə-ˈfa-lik \

Definition of microcephalic

: having a small head; specifically : having an abnormally small head

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First Known Use of microcephalic

circa 1856

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microcephalic

noun

Definition of microcephalic

: one that is microcephalic

First Known Use of microcephalic

circa 1873

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microcephalic

adjective mi·cro·ce·phal·ic \ ˌmī-krō-sə-ˈfal-ik \

medical Definition of microcephalic

: having a small head; specifically : having an abnormally small head

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microcephalic

noun

medical Definition of microcephalic

: an individual with an abnormally small head

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