Cranioclasm

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cranioclasm (Med) The crushing of a child's head, as with the cranioclast or craniotomy forceps in cases of very difficult delivery.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cranioclasm The operation of craniotomy.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cranium, + Gr. to break