scaphocephaly

noun
scaph·​o·​ceph·​a·​ly | \ˌskaf-ə-ˈsef-ə-lē \
plural scaphocephalies

Medical Definition of scaphocephaly 

: a congenital deformity of the skull in which the vault is narrow, elongated, and boat-shaped because of premature ossification of the sagittal suture

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