plagiocephaly

noun
pla·​gi·​o·​ceph·​a·​ly | \ ˌplā-jē-ō-ˈsef-ə-lē How to pronounce plagiocephaly (audio) \
plural plagiocephalies

Medical Definition of plagiocephaly

: a malformation of the head marked by an oblique slant to the main axis of the skull and usually caused by closure of half of the coronal suture

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“Plagiocephaly.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/plagiocephaly. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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