Medical Definition of Oxycephalia

1. A type of craniosynostosis in which there is premature closure of the lambdoid and coronal sutures, resulting in an abnormally high, peaked, or conically shaped skull. Synonym: acrocephalia, acrocephaly, hypsicephaly, hypsocephaly, oxycephalia, steeple skull, tower skull, turricephaly. Origin: G. Oxys, pointed, + kephale, head (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxycephalia

oxybenzone
oxybiotin
oxybromic
oxybutynin chloride
oxybutyric
oxybutyric acid
oxycalcium
oxycalcium light
oxycalcium lights
oxycalorimeter
oxycaproic
oxycaproic acid
oxycarbonate
oxycarbonates
oxycellulose
oxycephalia (current term)
oxycephalic
oxycephaly
oxychalcogenide
oxychalcogenides
oxychlordane
oxychloric
oxychloride
oxychlorides
oxychlorination
oxychromatic
oxychromatin
oxychrysazin
oxycline
oxyclozanide

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