derencephalus

derencephalus

 [der″en-sef´ah-lus]
a fetus with a rudimentary skull and bifid cervical vertebrae, the brain resting in the bifurcation.

derencephalus

(dĕr″ĕn-sĕf′ă-lŭs) [Gr. dere, neck, + enkephalos, brain]
A congenitally deformed fetus with a rudimentary skull and bifid cervical vertebrae.

derencephalus

a monster with a rudimentary skull and bifid cervical vertebrae, the brain resting in the bifurcation.