plagiocephaly

noun

pla·​gi·​o·​ceph·​a·​ly ˌplā-jē-ō-ˈsef-ə-lē How to pronounce plagiocephaly (audio)
plural plagiocephalies
: 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 23 Jul. 2024.

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