Pure microcephaly is a condition characterized by an abnormally small cranium, however without the presence of any other congenital anomalies. Individuals with the condition have normal sized faces and have aspects of mental retardation. Spasticity of the limbs may also be present.

PURE MICROCEPHALY: "It appeared that Mikayla was suffering from pure microcephaly."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PURE MICROCEPHALY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pure-microcephaly/ (accessed October 21, 2021).