brachycephalism vs brachycephaly what difference

what is difference between brachycephalism and brachycephaly

English

Noun

brachycephalism (uncountable)

  1. Dated form of brachycephaly.


English

Etymology

brachy- +‎ -cephaly

Noun

brachycephaly (countable and uncountable, plural brachycephalies)

  1. (pathology) A congenital condition wherein the skull is flattened front-to-back, so that the head is short and broad.

Derived terms

  • brachycephalic
  • brachycephalism
  • brachycephalous

Related terms

  • cephalic index
  • plagiocephaly
  • scaphocephaly

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