noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1951 premature fusion of the sutures of the skull

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  • Craniosynostosis — Classification and external resources Child with premature closure (craniosynostosis) of the lambdoid suture. Notice the swelling on the right side of the head ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • Craniosynostosis — Premature fusion of the cranial sutures (the fibrous joints between the bones of the skull) in an infant, preventing normal growth of the baby s head. Craniosynostosis involving some but not all of the sutures causes an abnormally shaped skull.… …   Medical dictionary

  • craniosynostosis — or craniostosis Cranial deformity produced when the bones of the skull fuse too early. Pressure from the growing brain normally causes the skull bones to grow along the seams (cranial sutures) between them. If all the sutures fuse early, the head …   Universalium

  • craniosynostosis — n. premature fusion of some of the cranial bones, usually before birth, so that the skull is unable to expand in certain directions to assume its normal shape under the influence of the growing brain. Depending on which cranial sutures fuse early …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Craniosynostosis — priešlaikinis kaukolės siūlių sukalkėjimas statusas T sritis embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Craniosynostosis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – mažagalvystė sinonimas – kaukolės sinostozė …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • craniosynostosis — noun a medical condition in which some or all of the sutures in the skull of an infant close too early, causing problems with normal brain and skull growth. Syn: cloverleaf skull, cloverleaf skull syndrome, kleeblattschadel …   Wiktionary

  • craniosynostosis — /kreɪnioʊsaɪnoʊˈstoʊsəs/ (say krayneeohsuynoh stohsuhs) noun a congenital condition in which one or more sutures of the skull prematurely fuse, causing an irregular skull shape …   Australian English dictionary

  • Craniosynostosis–anal anomalies–porokeratosis syndrome — Classification and external resources OMIM 603116 Craniosynostosis–anal anomalies–porokeratosis syndrome (also known as CAP syndrome ) is a cutaneous condition inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion.[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Краниосиностоз (Craniosynostosis) — преждевременное сращение некоторых костей черепа, происходящее обычно еще до рождения ребенка, в результате которого череп не может расшириться в отдельных направлениях и принять нормальную форму, необходимую для растущего мозга. В зависимости от …   Медицинские термины

  • clinocephaly — Craniosynostosis in which the upper surface of the skull is concave, presenting a saddle shaped appearance in profile. SYN: saddle head. [clino + G. kephale, head] * * * cli·no·ceph·a·ly (kli″no sefґə le) [clino + cephaly] congenital… …   Medical dictionary

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