(craniofacial dysostosis) a genetic disorder characterized by premature fusion of the skull sutures, leading to distortion in the shape of the head. It is a generalized form of craniosynostosis, with a wide skull, high forehead, widely spaced eyes (ocular hypertelorism), and exophthalmos. See also Apert syndrome. O. Crouzon (1874–1938), French neurologist
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