A deformed condition of the skull, in which the vault is narrow, elongated, and more or less boat-shaped.
congenital malformation of the skull which is long and narrow; frequently accompanied by mental retardation
Long boat-shaped head as a result of premature fusion of the sagittal suture
a form of craniosynostosis that results in a long, narrow head. Scaphocephaly is an early fusion of the sagittal suture. This suture runs front to back, down the middle of the top of the head.
Scaphocephaly is a type of cephalic disorder. This occurs when there is premature fusion of the sagittal suture. The sagittal suture joins together the two parietal bones of skull.