Scaphocephalic Scaph`o*ce*phal"ic, a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or affected with, scaphocephaly. [1913 Webster]

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  • scaphocephalic — scaph·o·ce·phal·ic (skăf ō sə fălʹĭk) adj. Having an abnormally long narrow skull.   [Greek skaphē, boat + cephalic.]   scaph o·cephʹa·ly ( ə sĕfʹə lē) n. * * * …   Universalium

  • scaphocephalic — Denoting or relating to scaphocephaly. SYN: scaphocephalous, tectocephalic …   Medical dictionary

  • scaphocephalic — adj. affected with scaphocephaly, having an elongated and boat shaped skull (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scaphocephalic — scaph·o·ce·phal·ic …   English syllables

  • scaphocephalic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • scaphocephaly — scaphocephalic /skaf oh seuh fal ik/, scaphocephalous, adj. /skaf euh sef euh lee/, n. Pathol. premature closure of the sagittal suture resulting in a deformed skull having an elongated, keellike shape. Also, scaphocephalism. Also called… …   Universalium

  • scaphocephaly — A form of craniosynostosis that results in a long, narrow head in which the parietal eminences are absent and frontal and occiptal protrusions are conspicuous; there may be a crest indicating the site of a prenatally closed sagittal suture;… …   Medical dictionary

  • tectocephalic — SYN: scaphocephalic. [L. tectum, roof, + G. kephale, head] * * * tec·to·ce·phal·ic (tek″to sə falґik) scaphocephalic …   Medical dictionary

  • Скафоцефалия (Scaphocephaly) — аномально удлиненный и узкий череп, неправильная форма которого связана с преждевременным закрытием проходящего в верхней его части сагиттального шва между теменными костями. Скафоцефалический (scaphocephalic). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • scaphocephalous — SYN: scaphocephalic …   Medical dictionary

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