hydrocephalic

[ hahy-droh-suh-fal-ik ]
/ ˌhaɪ droʊ səˈfæl ɪk /

adjective Pathology.

of or relating to hydrocephalus.

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Also hy·dro·ceph·a·lous [hahy-druh-sef-uh-luhs]. /ˌhaɪ drəˈsɛf ə ləs/.

Origin of hydrocephalic

First recorded in 1805–15; hydrocephal(us) + -ic
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Example sentences from the Web for hydrocephalic

  • As for Swinburne's hydrocephalic muse, I do not think Whitman took any interest in it from the first.

    Whitman|John Burroughs
  • They are perhaps passable portraits of the languid, half-witted, hydrocephalic creatures who made them.

    William Shakespeare|John Masefield