hernial protrusion through a cleft in the skull of brain tissue containing fluid; called also hydrocephalocele and hydrencephalocele.
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Protrusion, through a cleft in the cranium, of brain substance expanded into a sac that contains fluid.
[hydr- + G. enkephalos, brain, + kēlē, tumor]
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