from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See oxycephaly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition of suffering from a pointed skull.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Loftiness of skull.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A form of the human skull in which the vault is lofty or pyramidal.

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

  • n. a congenital abnormality of the skull; the top of the skull assumes a cone shape


From acro- + -cephaly, from Ancient Greek ἄκρος (akros, "highest, on the extremity") + κεφαλή (kephalē, "head") (Wiktionary)


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