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Definition of the noun acrocephaly

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noun - plural: acrocephalies

  1. a congenital abnormality of the skull; the top of the skull assumes a cone shape

Alternative definition of the noun acrocephaly

noun

  1. The condition of suffering from a pointed skull.

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Google previewMind and Its Disorders: a Text-book for Students and Practitioners (1908)

by William Henry Butter Stoddart

Acrocephaly is the dome-shaped skull. It is commonly associated with dolichocephaly and, according to some authorities, with genius. Atavistic Anomalies.— Man as compared with the lower animals is characterized by great development of ...

Google previewUltrasound of Congenital Fetal Anomalies (2014)

Differential Diagnosis and Prognostic Indicators, Second Edition by Dario Paladini, Paolo Volpe

Acrocephaly (Figure 9.6a) Acrocephaly is the presence of a pointed head ( increased craniocaudal diameter), caused by premature closure of both coronal sutures. Acrocephaly is typical of Apert syndrome (Chapter 10). Brachycephaly ( Figure ...

Google previewHandbook of Physical Measurements (2006)

by Judith Hall, Judith Allanson, Karen Gripp, Anne Slavotinek

Acrocephaly is a tall or high skull (vertical index above 77), and the top of the head may be pointed, peaked, or conical in shape. It is also referred to as oxycephaly, turricephaly, steeplehead,or tower skull.A shortened length of the skull ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

an abnormal hereditary condition characterized by acrocephaly, exophthalmos, hypertelorism, strabismus, parrotbeaked nose, and hypoplastic maxilla with relative mandibular prognathism. craniohypophyseal xanthoma ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

acrocephaly 2 adaxial acrocephaly also called oxycephaly is a condition 1 A ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

acrocephaly. See oxycephaly. acrochordon /ak′ rōkôr′′don/, a meaning “extremities”: acrocentric, benign, pedunculated growth commonly occurring on the eyelids, neck, axillae, or groin. Also called skin tag.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acrocephaly. See oxycephaly. acrochordon /ak′ rōkôr′′don/, a meaning “extremities”: acrocentric, benign, pedunculated growth commonly occurring on the eyelids, neck, axillae, or groin. Also called skin tag.

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Having a conical head; acrocephaly sigsfüT Acrocephalosyndactylia. See Acrocephalosyndactyly. Acrocephalosyndactyly. A congenital malformation consisting of a pointed top of head, with webbed hands and feet; acrocephalosyndactylia; ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

acrocephaly (ak-ro- sef' -a-li): A congenital malformation whereby the top of the head is more or less pointed, due to premature closure of the coronal, sagittal, and lambdoid sutures.

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman

end, tip, or peak: for example, acrocephaly. 2. extremity: for example, acrocyanosis. acrocentric /ākrösén'trik/ having the centromere (the part of a ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

acrocephaly. The condition of having a high, pointed head. acrocinesia. Excessive movement, which may occur e.g. in hysteria or mania. acrocinesis. A synonym for ACROCINESIA.

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

acro- (acrocephaly); acu- (aculeate); acuti(acutifoliate); ...

Google previewINS Dictionary of Neuropsychology and Clinical Neurosciences (2015)

by David W. Loring, Stephen Bowden

Brachycephaly (acrocephaly) ture fusion of bilateral *coronal sutures Premaproducing a foreshortened skull. Bradford Hill criteria A framework to characterize the association between a symptom, ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

neck either lacking or undeveloped head pointed acrocephalia acrocephalic acrocephaly oxycephalic oxycephaly turricephaly head smaliness microcephalia microcephalism microcephaly microcephalus nanocephalous nanocaphaly head ...

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