hydrocephaloid


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hydrocephaloid

 [hi″dro-sef´ah-loid]
resembling hydrocephalus.
hydrocephaloid disease a condition resembling hydrocephalus, but with depressed fontanels, following severe diarrhea.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hy·dro·ceph·a·loid

(hī'drō-sef'ă-loyd),
1. Resembling hydrocephalus.
2. A condition in infants who suffer from diarrhea or other debilitating disease, with dehydration and general symptoms resembling those of hydrocephalus, without, however, any abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hy·dro·ceph·a·loid

(hī'drō-sef'ă-loyd)
1. Resembling hydrocephalus.
2. A condition in infants suffering from diarrhea or other debilitating disease, with dehydration and general symptoms resembling those of hydrocephalus without, however, any abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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