Definitions for macrocephalyˌmæk roʊˈsɛf ə li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mac•ro•ceph•a•lyˌmæk roʊˈsɛf ə li(n.)

  1. disproportionate largeness of the skull or head.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of macrocephaly:


mac`ro•ce•phal′ic-səˈfæl ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. macrocephaly, megacephaly, megalocephaly(noun)

    an abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical


  1. macrocephaly(Noun)

    A condition in which the head is abnormally large.


  1. Macrocephaly

    Macrocephaly, occurs when the head is abnormally large ; this includes the scalp, the cranial bone, and the contents of the cranium.


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