encephalomeningocele


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encephalocele

 [en-sef´ah-lo-sēl″]
hernial protrusion of brain substance and meninges through a congenital or traumatic opening of the skull.
occipital encephalocele an encephalocele in the occipital region, the most common kind seen in the Western Hemisphere.
A baby with a large occipital encephalocele. From Mueller and Young, 2001.

me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·lo·cele

(mĕ-ning'gō-en-sef'ă-lō-sēl'),
A protrusion of the meninges and brain through a congenital defect in the cranium, usually in the frontal or occipital region.
[meningo- + G. enkephalos, brain, + kēlē, hernia]

encephalomeningocele

/en·ceph·a·lo·me·nin·go·cele/ (-mĕ-ning´go-sēl) encephalocele.

encephalomeningocele

me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·lo·cele

(mĕ-ning'gō-en-sef'ă-lō-sēl)
A protrusion of the meninges and brain through a congenital defect in the cranium, usually in the frontal or occipital region.
Synonym(s): encephalomeningocele.
[meningo- + G. enkephalos, brain, + kēlē, hernia]

encephalomeningocele

meningocephalocele; protrusion of the brain and meninges through a defect in the skull.
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