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 for bighead
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sculpin \Scul"pin\, n. [Written also skulpin.] (Zool.)
     (a) Any one of numerous species of marine cottoid fishes of
         the genus Cottus, or Acanthocottus, having a large
         head armed with several sharp spines, and a broad mouth.
         They are generally mottled with yellow, brown, and black.
         Several species are found on the Atlantic coasts of
         Europe and America.
     (b) A large cottoid market fish of California
         ({Scorpaenichthys marmoratus); -- called also bighead,
         cabezon, scorpion, salpa.
     (c) The dragonet, or yellow sculpin, of Europe ({Callionymus
         [1913 Webster]
     Note: The name is also applied to other related California
           [1913 Webster]
     Deep-water sculpin, the sea raven.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any of various diseases of animals characterized by edema
           of the head and neck

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