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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Craniostenosis is a premature fusion of one or more of the cranial sutures.
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Craniostenosis: Another feature of the 22q11 Deletion Syndrome.