Definitions

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

  • n. See macrocephaly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as macrocephaly.

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

  • n. an abnormally large head; differs from hydrocephalus because there is no increased intracranial pressure and the overgrowth is symmetrical

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Examples

  • Starr 15.160 describes what he supposes to be a case of this disease, and proposes the title megalocephaly as preferable to Virchow's term, because the soft parts are also included in the hypertrophic process.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • Starr describes what he supposes to be a case of this disease, and proposes the title megalocephaly as preferable to Virchow's term, because the soft parts are also included in the hypertrophic process.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • One of the worst cases of megalocephaly I've ever seen.

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