leptocephaly

noun
lep·​to·​ceph·​a·​ly | \ ˌlep-tō-ˈsef-ə-lē, British also -ˈkef-\
plural leptocephalies

Medical Definition of leptocephaly 

: abnormal narrowness and tallness of the skull

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