cloverleaf skull

noun
clo·​ver·​leaf skull | \ ˈklō-vər-ˌlēf- How to pronounce cloverleaf skull (audio) \

Medical Definition of cloverleaf skull

: a birth defect in which some or all of the usually separate bones of the skull have grown together resulting in a 3-lobed skull with associated deformities of the features and skeleton

called also kleeblattschädel

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“Cloverleaf skull.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cloverleaf%20skull. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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