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  1. oxycephaly, acrocephaly(noun)

    a congenital abnormality of the skull; the top of the skull assumes a cone shape

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  1. Oxycephaly

    Oxycephaly, also known as turricephaly and high-head syndrome, is a type of cephalic disorder. This is a term sometimes used to describe the premature closure of the coronal suture plus any other suture, like the lambdoid, or it may be used to describe the premature fusing of all sutures. It should be differentiated from Crouzon syndrome. Oxycephaly is the most severe of the craniosynostoses.

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