nanocephalic
nano·ce·phal·ic .nan-ō-si-'fal-ik adj having an abnormally small head

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  • nanocephalic — adjective having an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain a nanocephalic dwarf • Syn: ↑microcephalic, ↑microcephalous • Pertains to noun: ↑nanocephaly, ↑microcephaly (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nanocephalic dwarf — bird headed d …   Medical dictionary

  • nanocephalous, nanocephalic — SYN: microcephalic …   Medical dictionary

  • microcephalic — adjective having an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain a nanocephalic dwarf • Syn: ↑microcephalous, ↑nanocephalic • Pertains to noun: ↑nanocephaly (for: ↑nanocephalic), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • microcephalous — adjective having an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain a nanocephalic dwarf • Syn: ↑microcephalic, ↑nanocephalic • Pertains to noun: ↑nanocephaly (for: ↑nanocephalic), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seckel syndrome — A birth defect syndrome with severe short stature and, characteristically, low birth weight, very small head (microcephaly), receding forehead, large eyes, low ears, prominent beaklike protrusion of the nose, and smallish chin. Defects of bones… …   Medical dictionary

  • microcephalic — Having a small head. SYN: microcephalous, nanocephalous, nanocephalic. * * * mi·cro·ce·phal·ic .mī krō sə fal ik adj having a small head specif having an abnormally small head microcephalic n an individual with an abnormally small head …   Medical dictionary

  • bird-headed dwarf — a dwarf with Seckel syndrome; called also nanocephalic d. and Seckel bird headed d …   Medical dictionary

  • microcephalus — noun an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain • Syn: ↑microcephaly, ↑nanocephaly • Derivationally related forms: ↑nanocephalic (for: ↑nanocephaly), ↑microcephalic ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • nanocephaly — noun an abnormally small head and underdeveloped brain • Syn: ↑microcephaly, ↑microcephalus • Derivationally related forms: ↑nanocephalic, ↑microcephalic (for: ↑microcephaly), ↑microcephal …   Useful english dictionary

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