from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.

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


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