noncommunicating hydrocephalus

[nŏn′kə-myōōnĭ-kā′tĭng]

n.

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

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