a cranial malformation stemming from premature closing of the structures within the cranium. This health matter limits the average growth of the brain's constructs and typically causes cognitive retardation.

CRANIOSTENOSIS: "Craniostenosis occurs post-birth when pieces of a child's skull begin to fuse together."
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