microcephalic


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mi·cro·ce·phal·ic

(mī'krō-se-fal'ik),
Having a small head.

microcephalic

adjective Referring to microcephaly; small-headed.

mi·cro·ce·phal·ic

(mī'krō-se-fal'ik)
Having an abnormally small head.
Synonym(s): nanocephalous, nanocephalic.

microcephalic

small-headed. In humans this represents a cranial capacity of less than 1350 cm3.
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24) It is known that the brain of microcephalic patients is proportionally smaller, thus about 90% of the cases are associated with some degree of intellectual disability.
Dietary studies of sympatric species of Graptemys are limited to studies of female diets of two mesocephalic species and one microcephalic species in the Mississippi River in Wisconsin by Vogt (1981), who simply noted a qualitative similarity in the diets of males of the three species; studies of two of the same species (one meso- and one microcephalic) in a reservoir on the Tennessee River in western Kentucky (Lindeman, 1997, 2000b, 2013); and separate reports of the diets of syntopic microcephalic and megacephalic species that was limited with regard to the sample size of the latter (Seigel and Brauman, 1994; Selman and Lindeman, 2015).
1,2) classified patients with microcephalic primordial dwarfism into two categories: Seckel syndrome and osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism (ODPD) that is further subdivided into three groups: I, II and III, primarily based on the skeletal characteristics.
The ministry's conclusion was made after tests on the tissue of a deceased child with microcephalic symptoms by the Ivandro Chagas Institute in Belem, Brazil, one of South America's leading health institutes.
A cerebral organoid from a microcephalic patient's cells (top, lower row) was also smaller than one grown from healthy ceils (upper row).
She went into spontaneous labour and delivered a premature, stillborn microcephalic fetus (weighing 1 380 g).
Eight were microcephalic, 12 were dysmorphic, 11 had coexisting epilepsy, and 9 had a cerebral palsy variant.
According to CBS News, the team then made similar comparisons between endocasts of skulls of 10 microcephalic humans, 79 unaffected humans, 17 individuals of the human ancestor Homo erectus, 4 individuals from the human ancestor Australopithecus, and the H.
Homo floresiensis: Microcephalic, pygmoid, Australopithecus, or Homo?
alcohol syndrome, [was] microcephalic, meaning his brain [was] two
documentary reality Extraordinary People: Britain's Tiniest Toddlers (Five, 9pm) Tonight's programme focuses on three children who were born with an incredibly rare condition called microcephalic osteodysplastic primordial dwarfism - a condition that renders them less than half the size of other kids their age.