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1. Repair of a congenital or an acquired defect or deformity of the cranium.
2. An operation to correct congenital or acquired cranial defects, which may include osteotomies (surgical sectionings of bone), ostectomies (excisions of part or all of certain bones), and application of bone grafts or alloplastic (inorganic material implanted in living tissue) materials.
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