Scaphocephaly
Scaphocephaly Scaph`o*ceph"a*ly, n. [Gr. ska`fh a boat + kefalh` head.] (Anat.) A deformed condition of the skull, in which the vault is narrow, elongated, and more or less boat-shaped. [1913 Webster]

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  • Scaphocephaly — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|Q|75|0|q|65 (EUROCAT Q75.01) ICD9 = ICD9|756.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Scaphocephaly (Pronunciation: skaf O sef aly), derived from… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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 — noun A congenital condition wherein the skull is flattened side to side. See Also: brachycephaly, plagiocephaly …   Wiktionary

  • scaphocephaly — n. condition of having an elongated and boat shaped skull (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scaphocephaly — scaph·o·ceph·a·ly …   English syllables

  • scaphocephaly — n. an abnormally long and narrow skull due to premature closure of the suture between the two parietal bones, along the top of the skull. Derivatives: scaphocephalic adj …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • scaphocephaly — noun congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation • Hypernyms: ↑deformity, ↑malformation, ↑misshapenness, ↑birth defect, ↑congenital anomaly, ↑congenital defect, ↑congenital disorder …   Useful english 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

  • 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) …   Толковый словарь по медицине

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