macrocephaly


adjective

  1. Cephalometry. being or having a head with a large cranial capacity.
  2. Craniometry. being or having a skull with a large cranial capacity.

noun

  1. the condition of having an abnormally large head or skull

adj.1851, from Greek makrokephalos; see macro-. Second element is from Greek kephale “head” (see cephalo-). Related: Macrocephalous; macrocephaly. n.

  1. Abnormal largeness of the head.megacephaly megalocephaly

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