Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Loftiness of skull.

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  • noun The condition of suffering from a pointed skull.

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

Etymologies

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

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