Definition of Plagiocephaly

1. Noun. Congenital malformation of the skull in which the main axis of the skull is oblique.




Definition of Plagiocephaly

1. n. Oblique lateral deformity of the skull.

Definition of Plagiocephaly

1. Noun. (pathology) A congenital condition where the skull suffers an oblique malformation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Plagiocephaly

1. Oblique lateral deformity of the skull. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plagiocephaly

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plagiocephaly (current term)
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Literary usage of Plagiocephaly

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1. Roentgen diagnosis of diseases of the head by Arthur Schueller (1918)
"plagiocephaly (SLANTING SKULL) Premature synostosis may be limited to the sutures of one- half of the skull, in consequence of which there is an ..."

2. Pedagogical Anthropology by Maria Montessori (1913)
"These are the two forms of simple plagiocephaly. It may happen that there is simultaneously an anterior and posterior asymmetry, and in such a case it ..."

3. Pedagogical Anthropology by Maria Montessori (1913)
"These are the two forms of simple plagiocephaly. It may happen that there is ... This is compound plagiocephaly. plagiocephaly is extremely common; ..."

4. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"There is plagiocephaly affecting the right parietal bone. ... The right is the higher owing to the plagiocephaly before noticed. The lambda is high, ..."

5. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"plagiocephaly 7f,r, plagiocephaly (pla-je-o-sr/'-al-c) oblique; «^o/ij, head]. A malformation of the head produced by the closing of half of the coronal ..."

6. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1891)
"... half of the coronal suture, a crooked growth of the cranial roof takes place which in its highest degree produces a kidney-shaped form (plagiocephaly. ..."

7. Roentgen diagnosis of diseases of the head by Arthur Schueller (1918)
"plagiocephaly (SLANTING SKULL) Premature synostosis may be limited to the sutures of one- half of the skull, in consequence of which there is an ..."

8. Pedagogical Anthropology by Maria Montessori (1913)
"These are the two forms of simple plagiocephaly. It may happen that there is simultaneously an anterior and posterior asymmetry, and in such a case it ..."

9. Pedagogical Anthropology by Maria Montessori (1913)
"These are the two forms of simple plagiocephaly. It may happen that there is ... This is compound plagiocephaly. plagiocephaly is extremely common; ..."

10. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"There is plagiocephaly affecting the right parietal bone. ... The right is the higher owing to the plagiocephaly before noticed. The lambda is high, ..."

11. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"plagiocephaly 7f,r, plagiocephaly (pla-je-o-sr/'-al-c) oblique; «^o/ij, head]. A malformation of the head produced by the closing of half of the coronal ..."

12. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1891)
"... half of the coronal suture, a crooked growth of the cranial roof takes place which in its highest degree produces a kidney-shaped form (plagiocephaly. ..."

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