Type of craniosynostosis with premature closure of the coronal suture, resulting in abnormally short anteroposterior diameter of the skull. [acro- + G. brachys, short, + kephale, head]

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ac·ro·brachy·ceph·a·ly (ak″ro-brak″ĭ-sefґə-le) [acro- + brachycephaly] a condition resulting from fusion of the coronal suture, causing abnormal shortening of the anteroposterior diameter of the skull.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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