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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: sē′bō-sef′ă-lē

Definition: Malformation of the head in which the features are suggestive of a monkey, with defective or absent nose and closely set eyes; part of the holoprosencephaly spectrum.

[G. kēbos, monkey, + kephalē, head]

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