hydroencephalocele

hydroencephalocele

 [hi″dro-en-sef′ah-lo-sēl″]
hernial protrusion through a cleft in the skull of brain tissue containing fluid; called also hydrocephalocele and hydrencephalocele.

hy·dren·ceph·a·lo·cele

(hī'dren-sef'ă-lō-sēl),
Protrusion, through a cleft in the cranium, of brain substance expanded into a sac that contains fluid.
[hydr- + G. enkephalos, brain, + kēlē, tumor]

hydroencephalocele

/hy·dro·en·ceph·a·lo·cele/ (-en-sef´ah-lo-sēl) encephalocele into a distended sac containing cerebrospinal fluid.

hydroencephalocele

[hi′drō·ensef′älosēl′]

hy·dren·ceph·a·lo·cele

(hī'dren-sef'ă-lō-sēl)
Protrusion, through a defect in the cranium, of brain substance expanded into a sac containing fluid.
Synonym(s): hydrocephalocele, hydroencephalocele.
[hydr- + G. enkephalos, brain, + kēlē, tumor]