Definition of Brachycephaly
Brachycephaly: A condition in which the head is unusually short in diameter from front to back. Brachycephaly is frequently a feature in congenital malformation syndromes, including Down syndrome (trisomy 21).Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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