hydranencephaly

[ hī′drăn-ən-sĕfə-lē ]

n.

The congenital absence of the cerebral hemispheres in which the space in the cranium that they normally occupy is filled with fluid.

Nearby words

  1. hydracid,
  2. hydraemia,
  3. hydragogue,
  4. hydralazine,
  5. hydramine,
  6. hydrangea,
  7. hydrant,
  8. hydranth,
  9. hydrarch,
  10. hydrargillite


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