craniofacial

Relating to both the face and the cranium.

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cra·nio·fa·cial .krā-nē-ō-'fā-shəl adj of, relating to, or involving both the cranium and the face <\craniofacial abnormalities>

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cra·nio·fa·cial (kra″ne-o-faґshəl) pertaining to the cranium and the face.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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