craniosynostosis

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craniosynostosis

[‚krā·nē·ō‚sin·ə′stō·səs]
(medicine)
The union of separate cranial bones into a single bone structure.
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The youngster needed the op to relieve pressure on his brain caused by cranial synostosis.
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