adj. having a pointed or peaked skull

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • acrocephalous — SYN: oxycephalic. * * * ac·ro·ceph·a·lous (ak″ro sefґə ləs) oxycephalic …   Medical dictionary

  • acrocephalous —   , acrocephalic   a. having pointed skull.    ♦ acrocephaly, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • acrocephaly — acrocephalic /ak roh seuh fal ik/, adj., n. acrocephalous, adj. /ak reuh sef euh lee/, n. Pathol. oxycephaly. Also, acrocephalia /ak roh seuh fayl yeuh/. [1875 80; ACRO + CEPHALY] * * * …   Universalium

  • oxycephalic, oxycephalous — Relating to or characterized by oxycephaly. SYN: acrocephalic, acrocephalous …   Medical dictionary

  • acrocephaly — [ak΄rō sef′ə lē] n. [< ACRO + Gr kephalē, head: see CEPHALIC] OXYCEPHALY acrocephalic [ak΄rōsə fal′ik] adj. acrocephalous [ak΄rōsef′ə ləs] …   English World dictionary

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