porencephaly


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porencephaly

 [por″en-sef´ah-le]
development or presence of abnormal cysts or cavities in the brain tissue, usually communicating with a lateral ventricle; they may or may not cause symptoms. adj., adj porencephal´ic, porenceph´alous.

por·en·ceph·a·ly

(pōr'en-sef'ă-lē),
The occurrence of cavities in the brain substance, communicating usually with the lateral ventricles.
[G. poros, pore, + enkephalos, brain]

porencephaly

/por·en·ceph·a·ly/ (-en-sef´ah-le) development or presence of abnormal cysts or cavities in the brain tissue, usually communicating with a lateral ventricle.porencephal´icporenceph´alous

por·en·ceph·a·ly

(pōr'en-sef'ă-lē)
The occurrence of cavities in the brain substance, communicating usually with the lateral ventricles.
Synonym(s): porencephalia.
[G. poros, pore, + enkephalos, brain]

porencephaly

The presence of one or more abnormal cavities within the substance of the brain, usually communicating with a lateral VENTRICLE. The cavity of a lateral ventricle may extend to the surface of the cerebral hemisphere. The condition may result from brain tissue destruction or maldevelopment.

porencephaly

development or presence of abnormal cysts or cavities in the brain tissue, usually communicating with a lateral ventricle.
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