craniotabes

noun
cra·​nio·​ta·​bes | \ ˌkrā-nē-ə-ˈtā-(ˌ)bēz How to pronounce craniotabes (audio) \
plural craniotabes

Medical Definition of craniotabes

: a thinning and softening of the infantile skull in spots usually due to rickets or syphilis

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“Craniotabes.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/craniotabes. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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