craniostenosis

noun
cra·​nio·​ste·​no·​sis | \ ˌkrā-nē-(ˌ)ō-stə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce craniostenosis (audio) \
plural craniostenoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce craniostenoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of craniostenosis

: malformation of the skull caused by premature closure of the cranial sutures

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“Craniostenosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/craniostenosis. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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