encephaloid


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encephaloid

 [en-sef´ah-loid]
1. resembling the brain or brain substance.
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en·ceph·a·loid

(en-sef'ă-loyd),
Resembling brain substance; denoting a carcinoma of soft, brainlike consistency, with reference to gross features.
[encephalo- + G. eidos, resemblance]
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en·ceph·a·loid

(en-sef'ă-loyd)
Resembling brain substance; denoting a carcinoma of soft, brainlike consistency.
[encephalo- + G. eidos, resemblance]
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