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[krey-nee-oh-fey-shuh l] /ˌkreɪ ni oʊˈfeɪ ʃəl/

of, relating to, or affecting the cranium and face.

craniofacial cra·ni·o·fa·cial (krā’nē-ō-fā’shəl)
Of or involving both the cranium and the face.


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