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cephalhematocele

Pronunciation: sef′ăl-hē-mat′ō-sēl

Definition: A cephalhematoma under the pericranium communicating with the dural sinuses.

Synonym(s): cephalohematocele

[cephal- + G. haima, blood, + kēlē, tumor]

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