porencephaly

[ pôr′ĕn-sĕfə-lē ]

n.

Occurrence of cavities in the brain substance, usually communicating with the lateral ventricles.porencephalia

Nearby words

  1. porcupinefish,
  2. pore,
  3. pore fungus,
  4. porencephalia,
  5. porencephalitis,
  6. porgy,
  7. porgy and bess,
  8. pori,
  9. poria,
  10. porifera

Related formspor′en•ce•phalic (-ĕn′sə-fălĭk) null adj.


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