Definition of Acrocephaly

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




Definition of Acrocephaly

1. n. Loftiness of skull.

Definition of Acrocephaly

1. Noun. The condition of suffering from a pointed skull. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Acrocephaly

1. Loftiness of skull. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acrocephaly

acrocarp
acrocarpous
acrocarpous moss
acrocentric
acrocentric chromosome
acrocentrics
acrocephalia
acrocephalic
acrocephalics
acrocephaline
acrocephalosyndactylia
acrocephalosyndactyly
acrocephalosyndactyly type 1
acrocephalous
acrocephaly (current term)
acrochordon
acrochordons
acrocinesia
acrocinesis
acrocirrid
acrocirrids
acrocontracture
acrocontractures
acrocoracohumeral
acrocoracohumeral ligament
acrocoracohumeral ligaments
acrocoracoid
acrocoracoid process
acrocoracoid processes

Literary usage of Acrocephaly

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1. Surgical diseases of children: A Modern Treatise on Pediatric Surgery by Samuel Walter Kelley (1914)
"Plagiocephaly (asymmetrical skull), acrocephaly, ... acrocephaly is regarded as a stigma of degeneration, or possibly as a result of adenoid vegetations ..."

2. Roentgen diagnosis of diseases of the head by Arthur Schueller (1918)
"The peculiar case described by Carpenter, of acrocephaly, with a cranium pointed at the vertex like a pyramid, and with oddly shaped orbits, ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1882)
"by anthropologists as acrocephaly, a deformity also in Man associated ... acrocephaly of a precisely similar type occurs sporadically in men of all races. ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1902)
"... stigmata of the subjects complete the picture of the series. Among the first are found cranio-facial asymmetries of various forms.—acrocephaly ..."

5. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1891)
"Fielden has a turned up nose and enormous jaws ; Most has acrocephaly and facial asymmetry. On the contrary a very fine physiognomy has Marx ..."

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