• synonyms

noncommunicating hydrocephalus

[ nŏn′kə-myōōnĭ-kā′tĭng ]


A form of hydrocephalus in which the ventricles of the brain are blocked and cerebrospinal fluid cannot pass to the subarachnoid space.obstructive hydrocephalus

Nearby words

noncommissioned, noncommissioned officer, noncommittal, noncommunicable, noncommunicant, noncommunicating hydrocephalus, noncommunist, noncompetitive, noncompetitive inhibition, noncompliance, nonconcurrence
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