[ok-si-sef-uh-lee] /ˌɒk sɪˈsɛf ə li/
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.
[ok-si-klawr-ahyd, -id, -klohr-] /ˌɒk sɪˈklɔr aɪd, -ɪd, -ˈkloʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound having oxygen and chlorine atoms bonded to another element, as , BiOCl.
oxychromatic ox·y·chro·mat·ic (ŏk’sē-krō-māt’ĭk) adj. Of or relating to an acidophil.
n. from (hydr)oxy(l) + codeine. Developed 1916 in Germany; introduced in U.S. 1939. oxycodone ox·y·co·done (ŏk’sĭ-kō’dōn’) n. A narcotic alkaloid related to codeine, used as an analgesic and a sedative chiefly in the form of its hydrochloride salt.
- Oxycodone hydrochloride
/ˌɒksɪˈkəʊdəʊn/ noun 1. an opiate drug used as a painkiller See also OxyContin