noun Pathology.

  1. premature closure of the sagittal suture resulting in a deformed skull having an elongated, keellike shape.


  1. anatomy having a head that is abnormally long and narrow as a result of the two parietal bones on the top of the skull closing prematurely
  2. an individual with such a headCompare dolichocephalic, brachycephalic


  1. Having an abnormally long, narrow skull.

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