cephalhematoma love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. cephalhematomata. Same as cephalæmatoma.

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

  • n. a collection of blood under the scalp of a newborn; caused by pressure during birth


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  • The guess may be hazarded that cephalhematoma, hydrocephalus, meningocele, nevi, or an excessive amount of vernix caseosa were the conditions indicated, but a wider acquaintance with the meaning of the cuneiform characters is necessary before any certain identification is possible.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine


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