Definition of Acrocephalia

1. Noun. (medicine) A deformity of the head in which the top is more or less pointed. ¹



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Medical Definition of Acrocephalia

1. A type of craniosynostosis in which there is premature closure of the lambdoid and coronal sutures, resulting in an abnormally high, peaked, or conically shaped skull. Synonym: acrocephalia, acrocephaly, hypsicephaly, hypsocephaly, oxycephalia, steeple skull, tower skull, turricephaly. Origin: G. Oxys, pointed, + kephale, head (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrocephalia

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acrocephalia (current term)
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acrocephalosyndactyly type 1
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