hydrocephalus ex vacuo

[ĕks văkyōō-ō]

n.

A hydrocephalic condition resulting from the loss or atrophy of brain tissue.

Nearby words

  1. hydrocellulose,
  2. hydrocephalic,
  3. hydrocephalocele,
  4. hydrocephaloid,
  5. hydrocephalus,
  6. hydrochloric,
  7. hydrochloric acid,
  8. hydrochloride,
  9. hydrochlorothiazide,
  10. hydrocholecystis


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