A malformation characterized by an abnormally tall, narrow cranium. [lepto- + G. kephale, head]

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lep·to·ceph·a·ly .lep-tō-'sef-ə-lē, Brit also -'kef- n, pl -lies abnormal narrowness and tallness of the skull

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lep·to·ceph·a·ly (lep″to-sefґə-le) abnormal tallness and narrowness of the skull. leptocephalic, leptocephalous adj

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