Craniofacial
Craniofacial Cra`ni*o*fa"cial (-f?"shal), a. Of or pertaining to the cranium and face; as, the craniofacial angle. [1913 Webster]

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  • Craniofacial — (cranio combining form meaning head or skull + facial combining form referring to the facial structures grossly) may be used to describe certain congenital malformations, injuries, surgeons who subspecialize in this area, multi disciplinary… …   Wikipedia

  • craniofacial — |krānēō, nēə+ adjective Etymology: crani + facial : of, relating to, or involving both the cranium and the face craniofacial morphology craniofacial studies * * * /kray nee oh fay sheuhl/, adj. of, pertaining to, or affecting the cranium and face …   Useful english dictionary

  • craniofacial — adjective Date: circa 1859 of, relating to, or involving both the cranium and the face < a craniofacial deformity > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • craniofacial — adjective Pertaining to the cranium and face, as with craniofacial surgery …   Wiktionary

  • craniofacial — Relating to both the face and the cranium. * * * cra·nio·fa·cial .krā nē ō fā shəl adj of, relating to, or involving both the cranium and the face <craniofacial abnormalities> * * * cra·nio·fa·cial (kra″ne o faґshəl) pertaining… …   Medical dictionary

  • craniofacial — /kray nee oh fay sheuhl/, adj. of, pertaining to, or affecting the cranium and face. [1850 55; CRANIO + FACIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • craniofacial — cra|ni|o|fa|ci|al Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • craniofacial — cra·ni·o·facial …   English syllables

  • Craniofacial surgery — is a surgical subspecialty of maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, and ENT that deals with congenital and acquired deformities of the skull, face, and jaws. Although craniofacial treatment often involves manipulation of bone, craniofacial… …   Wikipedia

  • Craniofacial prosthesis — Craniofacial prostheses are prostheses made by individuals trained in anaplastology or maxillofacial prosthodontics who medically help rehabilitate those suffering from facial defects caused by disease (mostly progressed forms of skin cancer, and …   Wikipedia

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