clinocephaly definition

  • noun:
    • In craniology, a pathological deformation of the cranium caused by a premature synostosis of parietal bones aided by the alisphenoids along with the temporal bones, and characterized by a depression associated with the anterior percentage of the parietal bones, behind the coronal suture.
    • a congenital problem where top of the head is depressed (concave in the place of convex)

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