hypsicephaly

hypsicephaly
SYN: oxycephaly. [hypsi- + G. kephale, head]

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hyp·si·ceph·a·ly (hip″sĭ-sefґə-le) oxycephaly. hypsicephalic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • oxycephaly — A type of craniosynostosis in which there is premature closure of the lambdoid and coronal sutures, resulting in an abnormally high, peaked, or conical skull. SYN: acrocephalia, acrocephaly, hypsicephaly, hypsocephaly …   Medical dictionary

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