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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4) Tests showed no sign of craniosynostoses and Antley-Bixler or Marfan syndrome, and could find no evidence of gynaecomastia because the anterior chest wall of the mummies was not available.
This model was available for mature surgeons for preoperative surgical planning and with the goal to find new techniques, predict the outcome of the operation, use the model in all complex and syndromic craniosynostoses for both better results and reducing the operative time and associated blood loss.
Findings obtained in this effort led to the identification of a number of molecular defects in a cohort of patients in our department who were affected by various craniosynostoses.