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Definition of Scaphocephaly

Scaphocephaly
Scaphocephaly Scaph`o*ceph"a*ly, n. [Gr. ska`fh a boat + kefalh` head.] (Anat.) A deformed condition of the skull, in which the vault is narrow, elongated, and more or less boat-shaped.

Meaning of Scaphocephaly from wikipedia

- the skull. Scaphocephaly is the most common of the craniosynostosis conditions and is characterized by a long, narrow head. Scaphocephaly is classified...
- is longer than would be expected, relative to its width. In humans, scaphocephaly is a form of dolichocephaly. Dolichocephalic dogs (such as German Shepherds)...
- occur as part of a syndrome or as an isolated defect (nonsyndromic). In scaphocephaly the sagittal suture is prematurely fused. The sagittal suture runs from...
- is scaphocephaly; the name providing a direct hint regarding the deformity of the skull. The literal meaning of the Gr**** derived word 'scaphocephaly' is...
- include severe hypotonia, hypoxia-requiring breathing ****istance, and scaphocephaly. Among centronuclear myopathies, the X-linked myotubular myopathy form...
- (ossification).[circular reference] Craniosynostosis has following kinds: scaphocephaly, trigonocephaly, plagiocephaly, anterior plagiocephaly, posterior plagiocephaly...
- from types of synostosis. First of all there is Sagittal synostosis (scaphocephaly). Premature fusion of the suture at the top of the head (sagittal suture)...
- helmets are used to treat deformational plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, scaphocephaly and other head shape deformities in infants 3–18 months of age by gently...
- the skull becomes long, narrow, and wedge-shaped, a condition called 'scaphocephaly'. In forensic anthropology, the sagittal suture is one method used to...
- (Q75.0) Brachycephaly (Q75.0) Oxycephaly (Q75.0) Plagiocephaly (Q67.3 Scaphocephaly (Q75.0) Trigonocephaly (Q75.0) Polycephaly (Q89.4) Cyclopia Encephalocele...