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craniofacial

Syllabification: cra·ni·o·fa·cial
Pronunciation: /ˌkrānēōˈfāSHəl
 
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Definition of craniofacial in English:

adjective

Anatomy
Relating to the cranium and the face: craniofacial surgery
More example sentences
  • They were victims of multiple trauma with severe craniofacial injuries.
  • The patient was the product of a normal birth without evidence of any craniofacial or developmental anomalies.
  • Many require orthodontic care, conducted in major regional craniofacial centres.

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