megacephaly
Megalocephalia Meg`a*lo*ce*pha"li*a, Megalocephaly Meg`a*lo*ceph"a*ly, n. [NL. megalocephalia, fr. Gr. ? having a large head.] (Med.) The condition of having an abnormally large head; called also {megacephaly}. -- {Meg`a*lo*ce*phal"ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • megacephaly — meg·a·ceph·a·ly (mĕg ə sĕfʹə lē) n. pl. meg·a·ceph·a·lies See macrocephaly.   meg a·ce·phalʹic ( sə fălʹĭk) or meg a·cephʹa·lous ( sĕfʹə lĕs) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • megacephaly — A condition, either congenital or acquired, in which the head is abnormally large; usually applied to an adult skull with a capacity of over 1450 ml. SYN: leontiasis ossea, macrocephaly, macrocephalia, megacephalia, megalocephaly, megalocephalia …   Medical dictionary

  • megacephaly — n. large skull …   English contemporary dictionary

  • megacephaly — mega·ceph·a·ly …   English syllables

  • megacephaly — noun an abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical • Syn: ↑macrocephaly, ↑megalocephaly • Derivationally related forms: ↑macrocephalic (for:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • megacephalic — megacephaly, n. /meg euh seuh fal ik/, adj. Cephalom. macrocephalic. Also, megacephalous /meg euh sef euh leuhs/. [1875 80; MEGA + CEPHALIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • meg|a|lo|ceph|a|ly — «MEHG uh loh SEHF uh lee», noun. = megacephaly. (Cf. ↑megacephaly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • macrocephaly — n. THe condition of having an unusually large head; it differs from {hydrocephalus} because there is no increase intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical. Syn: megacephaly, megalocephaly. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Megalocephalia — Meg a*lo*ce*pha li*a, Megalocephaly Meg a*lo*ceph a*ly, n. [NL. megalocephalia, fr. Gr. ? having a large head.] (Med.) The condition of having an abnormally large head; called also {megacephaly}. {Meg a*lo*ce*phal ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Megalocephalic — Megalocephalia Meg a*lo*ce*pha li*a, Megalocephaly Meg a*lo*ceph a*ly, n. [NL. megalocephalia, fr. Gr. ? having a large head.] (Med.) The condition of having an abnormally large head; called also {megacephaly}. {Meg a*lo*ce*phal ic}, a. [Webster… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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