from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A congenital condition wherein the skull is flattened side-to-side.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A deformed condition of the skull, in which the vault is narrow, elongated, and more or less boat-shaped.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition of having a scaphocephalic skull.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation
My son has a condition called scaphocephaly but is this a disability? en Español
These children end up with a very narrow and long skull, almost shaped like a canoe doctors call this shape “scaphocephaly,” which derives from the Greek skaph, meaning “boat”.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.