from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In craniology, a pathological deformation of the cranium resulting from a premature synostosis of the parietal bones with the alisphenoids and with the temporal bones, and characterized by a depression of the anterior portion of the parietal bones, behind the coronal suture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a congenital defect in which the top of the head is depressed (concave instead of convex)


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