[ok-si-sef-uh-lee] /ˌɒk sɪˈsɛf ə li/

noun, Pathology.
a malformation in which the head is somewhat pointed, caused by premature closure of the skull sutures.
(pathol) the condition of having a conical skull

oxycephaly ox·y·ceph·a·ly (ŏk’sē-sěf’ə-lē)
A congenital abnormality of the skull in which the top of the head assumes a conical or pointed shape because of premature closing of the lambdoid and coronal sutures. Also called acrocephaly.
ox’y·ce·phal’ic (-sə-fāl’ĭk) or ox’y·ceph’a·lous (-sěf’ə-ləs) adj.


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