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Pronunciation: trig'o-no-sef'a-le, tri'go-no-

Definition: Malformation characterized by a triangular configuration of the cranium, due in part to premature synostosis of the cranial bones with compression of the cerebral hemispheres.

[trigone + G. kephale, head]

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