cloverleaf skull


clo·​ver·​leaf skull ˈklō-vər-ˌlēf- How to pronounce cloverleaf skull (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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