hemiacephalus

hemiacephalus

[hem′ē·āsef′ələs]
Etymology: Gk, hemi, half, a, without, + kephale, head
a fetus in which the brain and most of the cranium are lacking. See also anencephaly.

hemiacephalus

(hem?e-a-sef'a-lus) [? + a-, not, + kephale, head]
A malformed fetus with a markedly defective head.
See: anencephalus