synencephalocele

[ sĭn′ĕn-sĕfə-lō-sēl′ ]

n.

Protrusion of brain substance through a defect in the skull together with adhesions preventing restoration.

Nearby words

  1. synechism,
  2. synecious,
  3. synecology,
  4. synectics,
  5. synectics group,
  6. syneresis,
  7. synergetic,
  8. synergic,
  9. synergid,
  10. synergism


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