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Medical Term:

clinocephaly

Pronunciation: kli'no-sef'a-le

Definition: Craniosynostosis in which the upper surface of the cranium is concave, presenting a saddle-shaped appearance in profile.

Synonym(s): saddle head

[clino- + G. kephale, head]

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