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oxycephaly

noun oxy·ceph·a·ly \ -ˈsef-ə-lē \

medical Definition of oxycephaly

plural oxycephalies
:congenital deformity of the skull due to early synostosis of the parietal and occipital bones with compensating growth in the region of the anterior fontanel resulting in a pointed or pyramidal skull called also acrocephaly, turricephaly

oxycephalic

play \-si-ˈfal-ik\ adjective

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